3 posts tagged culture

We Wouldn’t Need So Much Esteem If We Had More Love

Perhaps you've had an experience similar to mine. I grew up believing I could DO anything. I was nurtured by the concept that everything I desired could be mine, if only I was willing to work for it. What I did not understand, amid my action full of DOing, was this was not the whole story. Sure, I could try and do everything, and I might even impress myself in doing so, but without the other piece of the puzzle, this doing of mine lacked a real purpose. I had learned to be full of ...

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The Missing Pieces (of Poverty)

We've created a culture of leaving people feeling as though they're missing something. We've created a collective belief that, as a community and as an individual, we are not whole, nor okay. We've created a commercial system that grows fat and comfortable on promoting these feelings of lack and fragmentation. We've bought the idea that we can consume something or someone that can leave us feeling more whole. In the midst of our chaos of un-wholeness, we've created deep poverty. More ...

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What and Why We Buy

I like to write about our Values, our Worldviews, and the Subcultures we inhabit — but I don't think I've ever clearly explained why, have I? Maybe I've never written about it clearly before because it hasn't been clear to me why it really matters until now. Having knowledge about these topics is a business owner’s secret weapon. For they determine what and why we buy. They’re psychographics and they explore an individual's concepts of the world they live in. Demographics ...

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