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2011-03-17

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I am a rebirther (transformational breathwork), seminar leader and author. My special interests are philosophy (western & indian), health, healing, self-leadership and emotional clearing. I've been practicing meditation and yoga for 40 years. My spouse of 22 years is Lyse LeBeau. We work together and we live in Montreal.
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Discusses philosophy: Western, Indian, Ontology. Practical focus: Breathwork, Meditation,.. Self-Enquiry, Transformational Leadership

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  • Acting Independently yet Interdependently within Networks
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    The self-leader does not work in isolation.  He may be completely independent or have a few direct associates, yet he will tap into other networks as sources of both business and support.  He will also provide business and support for his n...
  • Working from Vision, Purpose, Goals and Intentions
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Vision is not a product of rationality, logic or common sense.  It arises from a place within us that is deeper than the intellect.  The Hebrew prophet Isaiah wrote: ‘Without vision the people perish’.  A life without vis...
  • Cultivating an 'Organic' Relationship with our Environment
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    The term ‘environment’ includes but is not limited to the natural world upon which we ultimately depend for our survival.  Our environment includes our family, friends, colleagues, customers and competitors.  It includes...
  • Relating to Breakdowns as Opportunities rather than Disasters
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Although yoga posits one supreme Iswara (God) as the source of Creation, Iswara is given three ‘faces’ known respectively as, Brahma (the creator), Vishnu (the maintainer) and Shiva (the destroyer).  These three great deities are facets of t...
  • Thinking Globally while Acting Locally
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Ignorance of the bigger picture is not a virtue for self-leaders.  Our projects may be local, but they are subject to the influence of global forces and events.  Technologies, stock markets, currency values, trade laws, environmental realit...
  • Self-Generating Action from Within
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Action is unavoidable.  Ordinary action is largely deterministic and routine, making the bulk of our ‘doingness’.  However, there is another order of action that is motivated from within by an evolutionary impulse, which is produced nei...
  • Responding rather than Reacting to the Unexpected
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Human beings are comfortable with the predictable and disturbed by the unexpected, because the mind itself operates very much like a sophisticated machine.   Machines function smoothly within certain predetermined lines of action and with a...
  • Creating Participation
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    As long as we feel disconnected from our Source, we will feel isolated and alone in the universe.  All apparent differences in the phenomenal world are finally resolved in the unified field of Being from which they arose in the first place. ...
  • Adapting to Rapid Social, Economic and Technological Change
    on Apr 8, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    In the twenty-first century we can expect more of the unexpected, not less.  The relatively clear lines of demarcation that traditionally separated different cultures, religions and world-views are blurring rapidly. Technological change is advan...
  • Communicating for Action and Results
    on Apr 6, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    Most of what is called ‘communication’ is little more than verbal and written descriptions of objects and events, story-telling and gossip, projecting an image of ourselves that we want to create, and camouflaging our actual feelings, intentions...
  • The Three Major Causes of Upsets
    on Apr 6, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    These are:  1. unmet expectations 2. thwarted intentions 3. undelivered communicationsWe will look more closely at each one:Unmet expectationsWe are always moving into the future.  Therefore, our life is full of expectations. ...
  • What is Transformational Leadership?
    on Apr 6, 2011 in Transformational Leadership
    'Established in Being, perform action.'  Bhagavad-Gita, ch.2, verse 48 In order to transform a disempowered and disempowering mode of being we must first assume responsibility for where we find ourselves. This starts by jettisoning t...
  • An Introduction to this Blog
    on Mar 17, 2011 in An Introduction to this Blog
    This blog emphasizes the importance of combining the breath and meditation There are two methods that I teach in private practice: 1. Transformational breathwork (alternatively called 'rebirthing' or 'the healing breath') 2. Transcendental deep m...
  • Self-Enquiry -- 'Who am I?'
    on Mar 13, 2011 in Ramana Maharshi
    ‘Siva is the Being assuming all forms and the Consciousness seeing them. That is to say, Siva is the background underlying both the subject and the object. Everything has its being in Siva and because of Siva.’ Sri Ramana Maharshi (1879 - 1...
  • Responsibility and Accountability
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Leadership
    Definitions: Responsibility is a term that applies to anyone who is in charge of an endeavor or to whom a duty has been delegated. (example: She is responsible for getting everyone out of the building in the event of a fire). In the above example...
  • Adi Shankara & Superimposition
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Indian Philosophy
    An Indian sage once wrote: '...it is wrong to superimpose upon the subject...the attributes of the object and, conversely, to superimpose...[upon the object] the attributes of the subject.' With these words, Adi Shankara (India, eighth century) pie...
  • The World of Agreement
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Leadership
    The world we know is a function of collective agreements built up over time. Our world is an interpretation or story which is undergoing continual modification, although the foundations of this story are rarely questioned. The undefined sense-data...
  • Self-Enquiry: In the words of Ramana Maharshi
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Ramana Maharshi
    "What does it matter if ever so many thoughts arise? At the very moment that each thought rises, if one vigilantly enquires 'To whom did this appear?' it will be known 'To me'. If one then enquires 'Who am I?' the mind will turn back to its source...
  • Adi Shankara and Superimposition
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Indian Philosophy
    An Indian sage once wrote: '...it is wrong to superimpose upon the subject...the attributes of the object and, conversely, to superimpose...[upon the object] the attributes of the subject.' With these words, Adi Shankara (India, eighth century) pie...
  • Consciousness, Consciousness Of, & the Organism
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Ontology
    In my essay, 'The Primacy of Consciousness', I argue that whatever world or potential material reality lies beyond its appearance in consciousness is an inferred reality. Both science and common sense assume that this reality does exist. However, t...

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