man in a tunnel, personal responsibility

The hidden dimension of “personal responsibility”

“Personal responsibility” forms the backbone of polarization in our country today. We all agree we need it. But we can’t actually agree on what it means.

sprout coming up out of white sand

Digging for gold at the Right Livelihood Quest

Beyond the job titles, beyond the outfit – what has your life been preparing you perfectly for? That’s the core question of the Right Livelihood Quest.

Beyond #resisting

After almost six weeks off travelling throughout Southeast Asia and then moving with my wife from Seattle to Bellingham, I’m back and ready to go.

tangled knot

Polarity management 101: The solution to unsolvable problems

Seemingly conflicting, but equally necessary truths are known as polarities. Polarities represent some of the fundamental tensions that come up in our organizations and is our lives as individuals.

Holacracy 101: Can we embrace autonomy in the workplace?

What if everyone had autonomy to serve the purpose of the organization how they saw fit, within their respective roles?


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David Korten

Ep. #16 | David Korten on humanity’s new story

What new story can we live by that better ensures fulfilling lives and health for all? Where is humanity headed?

Zac Swartout

Ep. #15 | Zac Swartout on the growth mindset

On episode #15 of Kindling Podcast, Zac Swartout shares with us his take on the “growth mindset,” our false believe in the average, and learning to look beyond ourselves.

Simon Goland

Ep. #14 | Simon Goland on right livelihood

What has your life’s work been preparing you for? What is your right livelihood?


Ep. #13 | Lioux van Bones on her “farmacy”

This week, Peter Schulte and new co-host Lisa Pellegrino chat with Lioux van Bones – Chief Dream Officer at Meraki Farmacy. We talk about how her new business is trying to change the way we think about our food, plants, how we do business, and how we heal.

Javier Reguiero

Ep. #12 | Javier Regueiro on the healing power of ayahuasca

How can ayahuasca be a force for healing, not only for individuals, but for humanity as a whole? How can it foster connection and community?


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