We Are In This Together

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I just watched Super Soul Sunday featuring Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO. Like him, I want to be a great leader. I don’t want to sacrifice my values for profit. I want to be authentic and transparent. I want to lead with power and purpose. I want to change the world. When I hear about people who are focused primarily on sustainability and progress, integrity, and making sure everyone receives the support they need, I get super excited! It’s a welcome shift from our cultural fixation on money and profit. My world is not about one who rules them all. It’s about waking up to the awareness that we are all in this together. As Jean Houston said: “The times of great change and remarkable opportunity are upon us. To succeed we can no longer go it alone, but must partner with one another to share innovative and creative ways …

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     Imagine our world three generations from now: The world of your great-grandchildren… Industrial activity works to decarbonize the atmosphere and stabilize the climate. The oceans have been cleaned of the horrific plastic gyres now poisoning them. Farming mimics, restores, and enhances natural ecosystems. Renewable energy, smart transit, and “living buildings” are the norm. Population has stabilized at a sustainable level.          We have an economy that serves both people and planet, with everyone’s basic needs being met and abundant opportunities for meaningful work. Goods are produced in a closed-loop production cycle and the concept of waste no longer exists. Nature heals itself as we take off the pressure. It is a world of true security, no longer deeply divided between haves and have-nots. – Joel Solomon, The Clean Money Revolution Does this sound like a utopia or an impossibility? Think about what humans have created in the past 50 …

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Money is Not the Leader, but the Loyal Servant

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Money money money… What is it? It’s a tool. Money is energy, a pain in the ass, the root of all greed and oppression. Money taints things. Money is freedom. Money is joy. I have been exploring what money means to me for years and I still haven’t figured it out. Money is elusive to me. It can be incredibly magical, allowing me to travel the world and see gorgeous cities and eat the most unusual food. Then in an instant, it becomes a heavy obligation as I open my credit card bill or feel judged because I have no savings. Just like any relationship, it can feel supportive at times and then moments later it feels suffocating and anxiety ridden.  What if we could be the leader in our relationship with money? What if we could decide how we would like to relate with it? After I meditate in the …