Craig Hamilton offers a brief summary of three common mistakes we all make in meditation.
Posts by David Riordan
Lead With Purpose WebinarGinny Whitelaw and David Riordan
Ginny Whitelaw shares some of the central themes of her astonishing new training program, Lead With Purpose.
The Keys to Feminine PowerClaire Zammit and David Riordan
Welcome to our latest interview with Dr. Claire Zammit on her new web offering, Feminine Power: The Essential Course for the Awakening Woman.
What’s MY News?David Riordan
In this series of dispatches I’m going attempt to give you a basic premier about what is changing about the news. Then I am going to continue to track this story as it continues to emerge.
Dream Yoga: Open Your Doors of PerceptionAndrew Holecek and David Riordan
Andrew Holecek talks to David Riordan about his new Dream Yoga teachings, presenting an opportunity to develop a liberating flexibility in your identity, transforming your very sense of Self, and exploring your mind in new and creative ways.
Why Power Matters: A Conversation with Robb SmithRobb Smith and David Riordan
Robb Smith talks with David Riordan about the many faces of power, and why it’s so difficult for each of us to get a personal handle on it.
The Shadow Side of TechnologyDavid Riordan and Jeff Salzman
Jeff talks with David Riordan, Vice President of Media for Integral Life, about some of the ways we can inhabit the virtual world more safely and intelligently.
Finding the Rhythm of Improvisational LeadershipGreg Thomas and David Riordan
Greg Thomas talks to David about what is moving him as our cultural disruption continues to unfold, particularly concerning the issues of race and culture. Listen as Greg outlines his improvised response to all that is arising. He is particularly noticing a lack of moderate voices on both sides of the conversation. Although, Jazz Leadership has been his practice for some time he, like the rest of us, he is experiencing an acceleration and intensity to the cultural conversation since the 2016 election.
Politics, Addiction, and Mental Health: The Path to RecoveryChris Grosso and David Riordan
In this interview Chris recounts some of the surreal feelings he’s having as the Trump administration continues to disrupt the social, political, and cultural status quo. He speaks to the impact Trump is having on the mental health communities that he serves — as safety net budgets for social services are eliminated, those with mental health issues are often the first to feel the pain.
Moving Beyond FearGinny Whitelaw and David Riordan
At the moment, Ginny is particularly concerned about the lack of leadership that both President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un are displaying in their escalating war of words, and in this discussion she helps work through the very fears that naturally arise as a result.
The Acceleration of CrazyTerry Patten and David Riordan
Terry touches on what he calls the “acceleration of crazy” as our current reality show unfolds. He also has some interesting insights on how he is navigating the chaos, while noting that major stage transitions like the one we are currently living in are, by their very nature, revolutionary, calling us to a higher, richer, and more sustainable human commons.
Move Fast and Break Things: Are Facebook, Amazon, and Google Hacking Our Democracy?Jonathan Taplin and David Riordan
A hot topic in the 2016 election was the business and targeting practices of the tech giants Facebook, Google, and Amazon and their possibly corrosive effects upon democracy. One of the excellent new books on this subject is Jonathan Taplin’s Move Fast and Break Things – How Facebook, Google and Amazon Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy. Jonathan’s book does a really great job tracing the motivations of their founders as they morphed from startup tech innovators to dominant tech monopolies.
What’s Your Story NOW?Jeff Salzman and David Riordan
Jeff Salzman and David Riordan discuss many of the topics we will be exploring at this year’s What NOW conference at the end of the year.
Avatar: The Many Levels of PandoraKen Wilber and David Riordan
Ken Wilber is the Olo’eyktan of the AQ’AL clan. He is the teller of many tales, all of which can be accessed at your local Tree of Souls. Here he offers a long-awaited review of James Cameron’s sci-fi blockbuster, Avatar! (Warning: spoilers…!)