Peter Schulte

Peter Schulte is the founder and editor 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, son, and cat.

Hands over face

Fear

What the people in my life really want, what the world really needs, is people who break this spell of fear and give others permission to be who they really are.

Look at your own eye

Giving my self away

More and more, growth for me is not really about meeting unmet needs or discovering more of myself. It’s about giving myself away, letting go of perceived “needs”, and serving a purpose beyond me.

Book

Acknowledgments

Usually acknowledgments come at the end of the book. But given the breadth, ambition, and audacity of the following pages, it feels necessarily to acknowledge who I am and where I’m coming from before we go any further.