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Landmark Insights: Coming face to face with how we make meaning

Transformation is the process of becoming aware of how and why our assumptions have come to constrain the way we perceive, understand, and feel about our world.
We live in a world where meaning is attached to almost everything, but not as if we were the ones who put the meaning out there. We think... Read more >

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It’s the phenomenon of possibility itself that brings about breakdowns. When we create a possibility, we create a new context, and when that possibility is big enough, the reality we’re currently living doesn’t match up with the new context. There’s a gap, that gap starts to create breakdowns, and we experience what’s happening now as... Read more >

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Breakthroughs begin with holding a picture of what if, what might, what could be. Breakthroughs come from being committed to something even if the path to achieve it is unclear. Breakthroughs aren’t something we make, because to make something is to take what’s there and change it—a breakthrough is to take what isn’t and have it be. A breakthrough is a... Read more >

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We commonly think of freedom as the ability to define options and choose among them. The context or framework inside which we talk about freedom is freedom “from,” freedom “of,” freedom “to.” But in the possibility of being human, there is a freedom that is distinct from the freedoms “from,” “of,” and “to.” The word freedom carries choice. Freedom is... Read more >

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We are essentially in conversations with ourselves most of the time—how we listen is determined by our “concerns” (being successful, being liked, wanting to know “what’s in it” for us, how things will turn out, etc.). That voiceover, is not necessarily bad—it’s just that we don’t really hear the other person, or they us. What we’re saying to others... Read more >

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