Watch this powerful video and think about how this exercise could be applied to the entire world.
“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.” –Bill Nye
I love this tender video. No one is too old or young to have a positive impact upon one another, just by asking questions and listening.
When I was in grade school, my teacher gave us a fantastic assignment. Find someone from each decade (going back to the 1890s) and ask them about their youth and life. If we didn’t have someone in our own family to talk to, we were supposed to go to retirement homes and community groups until we found someone from every decade. My family lives a long time, so I had people to talk to. Continue reading There is always something to learn The amazing impact of telling and listening to stories
There is a long list of Super Powers that Hero Minded people can develop from obstacles and use to build a better world. This is the list, so far (and I’ll keep adding to it).
Super Powers aren’t things that are impossible for humans to do. I call them Super Powers because you can do so much with them. Continue reading Grow and Use Your Super Powers The Tools Hero Minded People Use to Create a Better World
Obstacles can do two things in our lives. They can beat us down and make us into a resentful, selfish villain – always complaining about what we didn’t get, grabbing for whatever we can take from the world. Or challenges can make us Hero Minded – as we leap over them and build our strengths and empathy.
It’s so much better than x-ray vision.
Hero minded people see the bigger picture – beyond their own sphere of knowledge, geography, influence and even lifetime. They maintain awareness of those on the other side of the world and the far reaches of time. They don’t just see “what’s in it for me?” — they see what’s at stake for others. Continue reading How Hero Minded Vision Fuels Action See beyond yourself and your lifetime
Let’s define wealth: it is the ability to meet our basic needs for survival and have resources left over. What we do with the leftovers is what makes us Hero Minded. Or not… Continue reading Using Wealth vs. Hoarding Wealth Money is only a tool for the greater good