Growth: Let crumbling foundations clear the path for deeper roots.


This past weekend was quite a whirlwind, the culmination of a few weeks planning to celebrate the 95th birthday of Nelson Mandela coincided with the unfolding of the trial of the George Zimmerman trial. Saturday evening on my way to a posh Beverly Hills restaurant to celebrate one of my best friend's milestone birthdays, the …

On Elections and Voting: Empower others


Why worry about who someone's voting for or why? ¬†Where is the power in that? Why not focus instead on whether someone has found their voice, whether they are exercising their power by voting, whether they are encouraging others to vote? ¬†That is powerful. In 2008, I cried watching diverse people of all ages and …