Beloved Buddhist teacher Ticht Nacht Han did not shout. Yet few have been so widely heard. When he met with Dr. King, he conveyed the injustice of war. When he met with Oprah, he described how he meditated not just every day, but every moment. When he met with Google executives, he told them we […]
Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they shall fail; where there be tongues, they shall cease; where there is knowledge, it shall fall away…. And now abide faith, hope, and love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. – 1 Corinthians 13 I recently experienced the […]
Flexibility, Katherine! Years ago, after a particularly inelegant restructuring announcement, a Very Senior Executive came to see me. He was already in his 80’s and so it had a little extra impact when he slammed his fist down on the table and shouted, “Flexibility, Katherine!” He was right, of course, both for investing and for […]
Good morning, Honeybees! Sometimes our Sunday Best requires little commentary – such is the case this week. I would only add, perhaps this poem should come before our Valéry reading from earlier this month! Roots, then wings. How surely gravity’s law, strong as an ocean current, takes hold of even the strongest thing and pulls […]
Despite our fears of falling, the gifts of the world stand by to catch us. – Robin Kimmerer I’ve been starting each morning lately with a few pages from the poetic book, Braiding Sweetgrass, by Robin Kimmerer. Robin is a professor of environmental biology and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, and […]
This week marks the grand finale of Wisdom from the Hive: PARTNER is greater than PREDATOR. Even a shark cannot thrive without a healthy ocean.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: CONNECTED is greater than ISOLATED. The critic is isolated; the advocate is connected.
Welcome to our fall graphics series! This week’s wisdom: WEBS are greater than LINES. Opportunity exists beyond the x-y axis.