Peter Schulte

Peter Schulte is the Executive Director of Kindling. Peter is also Senior Digital Engagement Associate for the Pacific Institute and the UN Global Compact's CEO Water Mandate, connecting businesses to sustainable water practices. Peter holds a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies and a B.A. in Comparative Literature from University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A. in Sustainable Systems from Pinchot University. He lives in Bellingham, WA, USA with his wife, two sons, and cat. Learn more about Peter's story here.

Skyscrapers

Organization

A human organization, like a bee colony, shares a common interest, but even in a sense has a mind and purpose of its own. It becomes, in a sense, its own entity.

Bee

Organism

To be an organism, something must achieve the status of an individual. It must be alive, self-sustaining, and functional outside of the context of a larger organism.

Cocoons and butterfly

Inner genius

Where outer genius is the process of creating something outside ourselves, inner genius is the process of creating something within ourselves or perhaps rather growing ourselves into something new. 

Inside opera house during performance

Expanding eye

As our minds become more complex, we gain a wider perspective on what is happening around us and who we are. We see a fuller picture of what is. We gain a “higher” perspective.

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