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Previous Comments By 'Light_one'

Incentives Are Not Enough, by Barry Schwartz

FaceBook  On Jun 2, 2009 Richard Shotz wrote:

Doing the right thing and the profitable thing are not necessarily mutually exclusive.

Also, fortunately, when you say "nobody thinks that way anymore" when referring to the responsible behavior of bankers of old you are utterly mistaken. 


Tell Me Your Story, by Dan Gottlieb

FaceBook  On Jun 10, 2008 Richard Shotz wrote:
This is lovely..."Tell me your story." Tell me a story, I'll tell you a story. Yet, understand: your story isn't you, my story isn't me. These stories, perhaps instructive...beautiful, sad, joyful - they ain't reality. I'm not putting down Brother Gottlieb, not for a moment - yet we need to look far beyond our stories. We all have our story..or stories: beyond these stories there is a stunning, profound, shimmering reality (uncapturable in words) waiting to be discovered. Shazzzammm!

Element of Surprise, by Margaret Wheatley

FaceBook  On May 20, 2008 Richard Shotz wrote:
Well...this is so wonderful, isn't it?...So wonderful...

Peace is Not the Ultimate Answer, by Andrew Cohen

FaceBook  On Apr 23, 2008 Richard Shotz wrote:
I read this week's piece. I read the reflections. We all have our thoughts, don't we? We're all such unruly creatures, aren't we? Words...thoughts. "The peace that only Christ.." Have you locked onto something there? Beware of dogma...anybody's dogma. But sure: keep that permagrin going, Permagrin. The smile that smiles through all things thick and thin...Permasmile...

From Sincerity to Authenticity, by John O'Donohue

FaceBook  On Apr 17, 2007 Richard wrote:
Exquisite.... Listening to soul...not so easy...Hard to even hear, at times...

The Full Spectrum Of True Wealth, by Wayne Muller

FaceBook  On Jan 30, 2007 Richard Shotz wrote:
Every authentic capitalist knows that the most significant, the most valuable form of capital is always human capital - period. Ask Tom Edison...ask Bill Gates. Ask Steve Forbes.

Appreciating the Symphony of Experience, by Peter Senge

FaceBook  On Jan 16, 2007 Richard Shotz wrote:
Where then, is the point of entry -the point where we actually begin to shift perspective and see? This isn't, afterall, philosophy, is it? This is about direct experience.