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Seeking Perfection

Seeking Perfection

Nov 13 2020

Steve Jobs, Mu, Ma and Zen: Andy Robins explores something quite removed from the news of the day.

Radical Zen Leadership

Radical Zen Leadership

Oct 20 2020

Wait, does the word “radicalized” scare you? It scared me the first time I used it. But it freed me, too. It freed me to be more ambitious about what I want from police, the legal system, and myself. 

Playground Leadership

Playground Leadership

Sep 09 2020

It is a frightening time for many with not only a deadly virus spreading around the globe, but also, leaders who openly flaunt human rights and democracy, with nothing served but their own self-interests. So where is the hope and where are all the great leaders?

The Upper Right Hand Corner

The Upper Right Hand Corner

Aug 24 2020

Since March 13, I’ve talked with hundreds of leaders about how they’re doing, and their responsibility to stay in the “upper right corner.” The upper right hand corner is the place where people experience calm, centered attention because they have a sense of perspective and control (see image). It’s the opposite of the lower left hand corner …

GODDAMMIT!

GODDAMMIT!

Jul 01 2020

Rebecca Ryan on living fully in the body, like a child – July 2020 I still laugh when I remember this… My friends Steve and…

We are all Zen Women

We are all Zen Women

May 04 2020

Rebecca Ryan explores the roles of women in the world of Zen – May 2020 “Where are the women in Zen?” she asked at the…

Zen Lessons to Help Us Live through Lockdown

Zen Lessons to Help Us Live through Lockdown

Apr 20 2020

These are times when we need to hear some positive news. Over the last week, I’ve been attempting to write this blog post and find…

Every Moment Matters

Every Moment Matters

Apr 08 2020

A tragic double homicide sliced through our community last week, tearing Beth Potter and Robin Carre away from us, and away from so many people…

COVID-19 Grounded

COVID-19 Grounded

Mar 24 2020

Andy Robins talks about ways he is grounding himself and his family during this crisis – March 2020 Over the last week, I’ve written this…