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Here are a few characteristics of this tribal culture:

* we respect ourselves and each other – expressing gratitude and appreciation for the unique gifts and talents everyone brings to the table

* we’re all leaders – positively influencing each other’s thoughts, words, and actions, and offering support and feedback in service of each other’s growth and development

* we’re playful – we’re aware that creativity comes at the intersection of conflicting ideas, sprinkled with a little mischief. ideas and information are our building blocks, and we share them freely, with an attitude of open-minded curiosity and an experimental spirit

* we learn continuously – about ourselves, each other, and the world, making us flexible and adaptive. we expand into all our capacities, not just the rational and strategic ways of thinking, but also tapping into intuitive perception and the realms of imagination, insight and inner wisdom

* we’re happy – we have a sense of control, a sense of progress, a sense of belonging, and a sense of higher purpose and vision

* we have freedom – this is both a state of mind and a practice of self-management. we’ve released old patterns of fear and perceived limitations, and instead choose to be courageous, focused and committed. we’re empowered to make decisions based on the principles guide us. we let go of the need for command-and-control structures, opting to build personal responsibility and strong relationships instead.

* we love life, and each other – no, seriously. it’s a joy to be around people who are passionate about what they do and take pride in their art. and life is art. we see the world as a canvas, ripe with possibilities to birth magical things. we act in service for highest good of all.

via Building the Future of Work and Culture: Announcing CultureCon 2012! « emergent by design.

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Two Ways To Think About Nothing : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR

“We are surrounded by Nothing. Everywhere we go, we have no idea what we’re not seeing. We don’t know what gravitational fields look like, what dark matter looks like, what quantum foam looks like, what de Kooning’s drawing looked like, but what the scientists and the artists are telling us, in their very different ways, is that if we lean in, and pay very close attention, sometimes what looks like Nothing is the best place to find the most interesting…somethings.”

via Two Ways To Think About Nothing : Krulwich Wonders… : NPR.

 

//A Buddhist sense of emptiness seems to me to be similar, an emptiness full of possibility and time.  -lw