Expect More. No human waste please.

Whether in a private, corporate or public context, we should always be aware of the effects of our approaches to human resource development. Are we really enabling learning experiences that promote personal growth for all? It is highly irresponsible to invest only little in holistic personnel development processes – even if this is justified with low level expectation also in terms of Return on Invest. Low investment in people cannot … Continue reading

Reading makes happy

It’s what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you’ll be when you can’t help it. –  O. Wilde Reading is a powerful ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ habit. Make the right books your inspiring, empowering, and results manifesting companions; for whatever you desire. Are you intuitively choosing your lecture to educate your heart, enjoy your soul and grow your real purpose and achievement in life?

Yoga in Yoyogi park

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Beetles visiting nearby balcony There I’m breathing, seeking harmony Sing cicades’ and black crows’ voices Drowned out by the crowds percussions Dog runs, barbeque, photography Calm and loud with friends and family Nature culture, symbiosis to immerse in Listen paint it, Yoga in the morning

Quotes on the ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way

Quotes on the ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way. Happy: see it. Colorful: believe it. Growth: act on it!

Transitions

See it. You can’t ignore, so open. Happy natural simplicity? Understand you live with it. Translate. Believe it. You must not fear, so dare. Colorful enriched diversity? Trust you deal with it. Transpose. Act on it. You won’t stagnate, so share. Growth enabled genuineness? Choose you succeed with it. Transform. Be it. You’ll never arrive, so live. For all and everywhere? Here and now you melt with it. Transcend.  

Create to develop; develop to create. A framework.

Create to develop and develop to create. The fulfillment of ones own dreams requires the achievement of development goals by the means of constantly re-evaluated change towards genuineness. How does your ‘Happy Colorful Growth’ way look like?

It is easy to be smart, but difficult to be kind

«It is easy to be smart, but difficult to be kind.» From ancient and contemporary philosophies, religions, common wisdom, and inspirational people we can derive fundamentally universal and tremenduously valuable teachings for all life situations in our modern times.

Affirmation ‘From ambition to purpose’

«From amition to purpose.» Generally, if results are not achieved, it is often not because of missing tools (the wrong «how to»), but because of the wrong purpose and motivation (the wrong «why»). Human beings are most willing to open their mind in a more selfless attitude, if fears of external pressure or desire for reward are overcome by faith and intrinsic motivation.

Purposeful life changes don’t make everybody feel better

What is your real motivation for change? How courageously are you willing to invest into taking off for the adventure of change and growth? Would it be even worth for you to sacrifice popularity in existing relationships? A scenario for a (test) discussion.

Practicing with a Master of Zen Shiatsu

Kimura-sensei, with whom I had the privilege to meet and practice, embodies for me the true Zen spirit for the following reasons: (1) Giving whole-heartedly, (2) letting actions speak rather than words, and (3) coming to the true point without attachment and judgement.

Yes, we can.

We can fly to the moon since 1969. We can also spend every 8 days 30 billion dollars for military, what would be enough to eradicate world hunger for a year. And we can count every four seconds a person who dies of hunger or hunger-related causes. – Mathias Sager

We need to claim ownership for our virtual identity data

Summary Personal values such as care for society and an increased awareness regarding risks of the ongoing digitization and datafication of everyday life will be determining factors for citizen participation in the governance of smart home provision. A multi-stakeholder cooperative approach could solve adoption-hindering constraints, such as lack of interoperability, in short-term in minimum on a local level. Citizens would own their data, including its destiny, and secure peer-to-peer data market … Continue reading

Nein, ich lese Bücher über Mitgefühl

Zum Kaffee an der Ecke erhalte ich eine Zeitung in die Hand gedrückt. Oh ja, ich möchte wieder mal einen Büchergutschein schenken. Ich werde die überschüssigen News nicht für späteres Lesen einfrieren. Den Kaffee heruntergeschlürft, schaffe ich es gerade noch rechtzeitig auf die öffentliche Toilette. Continue reading