Reconciling the Artist and the Merchant

Reconciling the Artist and the Merchant

There’s an idea I’ve been fascinated for years now. It’s one of those things that has endured through different businesses and phases of my life. It is the idea that there is a new kind of professional role being formed in society at large – a kind of entrepreneur who...
The Heroic Professional Part II: The Transformational Cycle

The Heroic Professional Part II: The Transformational Cycle

The professional. A role as old as Adam. The professional used to be someone who had a trade – a craftsman, farmer, healer, soldier. The new professional is one who follows a vocation – literally a calling. And by following this calling, the call of the gods, we step...
The Heroic Professional – Part I: The Archetypal Trinity

The Heroic Professional – Part I: The Archetypal Trinity

We live in interesting times. The famed ‘fast changing world’ – the best we can do to describe the overwhelming whirl of evolution as it gathers pace. I believe that we’re in the midst of the early chapters of a new age. Ken Wilber calls it integral. James Altucher...
The Star

The Star

Wish upon it. Pray to it. Follow it. Do not think you are it, or believe other people when they say you could be. Do not mistake the mortal for the divine. The proper posture is one of devotion. The star is not reached through fame, it is never reached. It is the...