The Covid-19 pandemic has been spreading globally, wreaking havoc with human health and life, the economy and other institutions. I invite you to ask yourself the question: Is this a good time to engage in heightened personal development? I believe there is no better time. A mega-crisis is when the need for the results of self-development is greatest. Feeling calm … [Read more...] about Covid-19 Pandemic – An Opportunity for Personal Development
This article was inspired by a lucid dream I had at a campsite next to a stream near Salmon, Idaho, August 26, 2017. I am visiting dear friends in Tokyo, Japan. They include mostly Japanese and a few foreign men. Having celebrated many occasions together over the years, the group has become close and learned about each other’s lives and families. We are told that Toshi, one of … [Read more...] about Yellow Miso Soup With an Eternal Message
This month, inspired by the life of a butterfly, Andy and Larry dialogue on the meaning of life and personal growth. Andy Larry, I was out walking along a riverbank recently. It was outside of Linlithgow (Scotland), near the B&B you stayed at, those first few nights you visited my hometown, four years ago. Amazingly I’ve lived in this area for nearly 25 years, and covered … [Read more...] about Looking For Butterflies
In The Power of Zing, Part 1: Putting More Spice in Your life Andy and I discussed the concept of zing for personal growth. I suggested it happens to me when I give myself permission to be fully authentic, creative and provocative, thus adding greater meaning, vitality and impact to my life. In this article, Part 2, I present three concepts that may assist you in applying zing … [Read more...] about The Power of Zing (Part 2)
Every month Larry and Andy explore ideas on how to put more energy, connectivity and impact into our relationships, both personal and business. This month they look at behaviours that they claim creates a state they call Zing. Larry proposes Zing happens when you give yourself permission to be fully authentic, expressive and provocative with diverse people and situations. Andy … [Read more...] about The Power of Zing (Part 1)
Positive Words vs. Role Models? Using the format of a dialogue, Larry and Andy address the role inspiration plays in personal growth and transformation. The authors evaluate the nature and potency of two drivers of personal evolution – listening to positive words and observing the ways of role models. Larry It is easy to say that both words and role models advance people’s … [Read more...] about The inspiration for Personal Growth
On my 71st birthday (May 5, 2014), I launched a life mission as an Inspirational Entertainer – which creatively blended my lifelong search for higher-consciousness wisdom and my long-suppressed natural talent as an entertainer. I had retired from a 45-year career that included earning a doctorate in marketing, teaching marketing at universities, training international … [Read more...] about A life mission of healing, growing and sharing
Andy This article’s topic grew out of an itch that I have real trouble not scratching. It’s a question that rears up and demands my attention, especially when I’m ecstatically happy. What if this feeling of bliss and joy is just a distraction from other equally, or more important, feelings and activities? What if the happiness I’m feeling is stopping me doing something that … [Read more...] about Is Happiness Overrated?
When relationships consist of bicultural members, they encounter the usual misunderstandings and conflicts that characterize every relationship. Plus, they face the extra challenge of being separated by different cultural dynamics, which provide two at times conflicting mental-emotional systems of reality. Whether the committed bicultural relationships are focused on romance, … [Read more...] about Bicultural relationships – a ROADMAP for harmony.
Interviewer: Christopher M. Wright, Freelance Writer, Washington, DC Area “Please, not another boring conference. Do I have to?” If you feel this way, you should pray that Lorenzo the Visionary will turbocharge your next company or industry event, such as a conference, meeting, training, exhibit or celebration. Called the adult role model for Harry Potter, Lorenzo the … [Read more...] about Facing the future with a modern-day wizard.