How to Change The World By Meeting People Where They Care courage creativity positive change in the world social impact Nov 27, 2021

17-year-old Mildred and 23-year-old Richard lived in Central Point, Virginia. They were long-time friends until they fell in love and got married. Richard was a white construction worker and Mildred was a woman of mixed African American and Native American ancestry. On a beautiful day in June...

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Building The World You Wish Existed creativity inner strength positive change in the world social impact systems change Nov 21, 2021

My daughter attends an excellent Montessori school here in Jackson, Mississippi. This week, she had an incident in the playground during recess where a classmate pushed her against a fence and held her down. She hurt her elbow when that happened. Later that evening, she told my husband and me...

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Why Social Change is Hard and How to Think About It creativity making a difference Nov 10, 2021

The truth is it's hard to create social change and social impact even if you're an established social enterprise with a clear social impact mission and a well-thought-out strategy on how to create change through business. 

The reason? Humanity has over centuries, whether consciously or...

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3 Things You Absolutely Need to Use Your Business as a Force for Good business for good entrepreneurship social impact Jul 24, 2020

Our communities and world face many challenges. Hunger, poverty, racism, climate change, and health are some of the social problems we face. As private citizens, we can let governments, foundations, and non-profits solve these problems. We can donate our time and money to play our role in solving...

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Making the Best Use of Your Time During a Pandemic pandemic preparedness skills Apr 22, 2020

In this HCL Live Broadcast, I talked to John Racine Jr., a human resource expert about how to get ready for the new economy that will emerge after the stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders that have been placed on millions of people around the world. In this interview, John shares his insights...

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3 Heart-Centered Responses to What is Happening Today with the COVID-19 Pandemic covid-19 creativity heart-centered life innovation resiliency Apr 05, 2020

When I started thinking about the Heart-Centered Life Project in June 2019, I had a very sketchy idea of what a heart-centered life might look like. All I knew was that a heart-centered life and everything that flowed from that embodied qualities such as authenticity, empathy, kindness, and...

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How to Create Intellectual Property That Matters authenticity copyright intellectualproperty trademarks Mar 31, 2020

Here is an interview I did with Joyce Odidison on how to think about intellectual property rights in the remote work place. In recent weeks, the world has seen millions of people shift to online work spaces, where the most valuable commodity is intellectual assets. One of the questions...

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Resiliency and Why It's Important to Heart-Centered Living courage heart-centered living inner strength resiliency Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19 has brought our modern world to her knees and created deep and profound changes in how we think about ourselves, our lives, our communities, our government, our planet, and our relationship with one another. The spread of the corona virus and the way a tiny microbe has wrecked havoc on...

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Stuck in a Career Rut? Here are 5 Steps to Career Bliss alignment career satisfaction wellness Mar 13, 2020

Have you ever been in a job or career that just did not align with who you are or what you are about? Many times, we end up in jobs or careers because we took one logical step after the other. The problem with being in a job that you are unhappy or dissatisfied with is that it depletes your...

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Optimal Wellness for the Busy Professional: An Interview with Wendi Michelle food security health nutrition wellness Mar 04, 2020

In this interview for the Heart Centered Life, I talk to entrepreneur, published author, precision wellness specialist, health advocate, food and supplement formulator and hope expert, Wendi Michelle, about how to get healthy and stay healthy. We also talk about the importance of investing in...

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Sustainable Jewelry Design: An Interview with Courtney Weller heart-centered life sustainable design Feb 22, 2020

In this interview, I talk to Courtney Weller about sustainable jewelry making. Courtney is a jewelry designer who founded the World of Indah, a luxury, fashion-forward and organically sustainable brand of beautifully crafted jewelry. Courtney's Indah factory is based in Indonesia and...

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The Mosaic: A Tapestry for Heart Centered Living heart-centered living listening positive change in the world Feb 07, 2020

I recently sat down with Daniel Levin, the author of "The Mosaic," a wonderful book about a young boy's search for heaven. In his quest, the boy, Mo, meets people who impart nuggets of wisdom on how to live a heart-centered life. In real life, Mo is actually Daniel, who sought answers to where...

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