Through the Fog

Fog. There was fog at the airport when I was leaving Vancouver. There was heavy fog, early in the morning, when I arrived to Delhi and was driving to the guest house where I am staying for the next two weeks, while I teach at the School for Inspired Leadership (SOIL). The next morning, as […]

Thank You 2013

Dear 2013, Time came for us to part ways. It is nothing personal, really. Just the nature of things these days. We had a great time together, for a whole year. Every day, every night, and oftentimes, every hour. It is time to move on now, and perfect timing to look at what you have […]

An Ode to Grief

It all started yesterday, as I was watching the TED talk by Johan Rockstrom. I am in the process of updating and tweaking a course I will be teaching at the School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) this coming January, heading there for the third year in a row. This two-week course takes the students on […]

The End of 14 Years

Even though I moved into my loft in August of 1999, I still remember coming to see it before the purchase. It was big, spacious, bare, with boring white walls, unpainted metal ceiling, primitive and minimal kitchen, polished plywood on the upper floor, and – for some strange reason – the washer and dryer were […]

Welcoming Discomfort

There is a deep dark hole, marking a beginning of a possible tunnel with no end in sight. Perhaps of the “deep into the rabbit hole” kind. Maybe it is like a black hole, luring and calling and inviting the one who peeks in, to come closer and dive in. It evokes a mix of […]

Just One Question

A room. In it, two long rows of pairs of participants, sitting facing each other. Most of the people are on chairs, yet there are also a few sitting on cushions on the floor. The facilitator and a few assistants are quietly walking around, or pausing near one of the pairs. There is murmur in […]