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Five Archetypes of Organisations

An alternative way to think about organisations and their archetypes depends on the way the core resources are allocated, i.e. internally or externally. There are five archetypes of organisations that can be identified if we classify them based on the … Continue reading

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L: Loss and Capacity for Change

It seems unthinkable to link loss and change. But it is one of those peculiar paradoxes we reflect on when we undergo our dark night of the soul and are scathed. Yet somehow, somehow, an emergence from it can happen … Continue reading

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Fear of Women Without Guilt

We are in the midst of a transition. The old patriarchal world, which I call analog, is a world in which Newton mechanics have prevailed, through the invention of fire, and the first and second industrial revolutions. In this old … Continue reading

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Election 2016: Is There an Adult in the Room?

“Here we follow, quite naturally, the principle of non-resistance to all superior forces, up to a certain individual limit, beyond which the most peaceful citizen becomes a bloody revolutionary.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: archetypeinaction.com by Skip Conover See on Scoop.it … Continue reading

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Second Lieutenant Robert M. Christian, Jr., USMC: A Very Personal Sacrifice

Most think of a sacrifice in wartime as something heroic on the field of battle. Bob Christian died on the field of battle on April 11, 1969, but his sacrifice for me came months earlier, when we were both in … Continue reading

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“Everybody Wants Some”: Lesser Linklater

There is safety from the responsibility and the harsher realities of adulthood. But it robs us of seeing deeper into that fertile period between childhood and adulthood. I understand that “everybody wants some” . . . and what I want … Continue reading

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“Marguerite”: Bad Singer, Great Movie!

Marguerite is director Xavier Giannoli’s exquisite film tribute to the strange, wonderful spirit of would be diva Florence Foster Jenkins. The film is a broad, but nuanced, direct but complex study of character, passion and culture. Sourced through Scoop.it from: … Continue reading

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The Shamans of the North Woods

A Tribute to My Friends Ray Greene and Penny Dewar on Ray’s 70th Birthday April 5, 2016 Sourced through Scoop.it from: archetypeinaction.com My Tribute to my oldest friend in life, Ray Greene, and his wife Penny Dewar.   See on … Continue reading

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The Day Dostoyevsky Discovered the Meaning of Life in a Dream

“And it is so simple… You will instantly find how to live.” Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.brainpickings.org See on Scoop.it – Archetype in Action

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Eye in the Sky: An Eye for an Eye

The contrast between the well-appointed board rooms and the dusty slums controlled by Al-Shabaab reminds us that when geopolitical imbalance reaches a certain level, life and death decisions can be made as easily in one venue as another. Sourced through … Continue reading

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