10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (3/3)

(Image source) In my two previous articles (visible here and here), I presented an outline of Ken Wilber’s Integral Theory, as well as key lessons I  learned from him. In this article, I will share three final learnings: 8. It’s OK to be super smart and to want it all One of the things IContinue reading “10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (3/3)”

10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (2/3)

Image from Integral European Conference. In a first article, I outlined Stages of Development and Quadrants as two key elements to Wilber’s Integral Theory. In this article, we will go further in exploring Lines of Intelligence, States of Consciousness, and Types. 4) Lines of Intelligence Humans are incredibly rich and complex creatures. They can developContinue reading “10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (2/3)”

10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (1/3)

(source) Ken Wilber is one of my favourite philosophers of all times. He has been referred to as “the Einstein of Consciousness studies, and Jack Crittenden has said: “The twenty-first century literally has three choices: Aristotle, Nietzsche, or Ken Wilber.” I was first introduced to him during a trip to South Africa. I was talkingContinue reading “10 Things I learned from Ken Wilber, the great philosopher (1/3)”

The Power of Simplifying your Life

Have you ever had the feeling that you were doing too many things? Are you juggling with too many projects? Maybe you are wearing too many hats? Your life, like any garden, needs to grow. And when it has grown organically, like any garden, it needs maintenance, and trimming. Spring is coming, and it mightContinue reading “The Power of Simplifying your Life”

The Power of Dropping Out: When quitting is the best thing you can do

Dropping out. We hear a lot about it, especially for geniuses and star entrepreneurs who have “made it” such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and other famous college dropouts. In a world full of advice on how to reach success, we hear a lot: “Winners don’t quit, and quitters don’t win.” “He whoContinue reading “The Power of Dropping Out: When quitting is the best thing you can do”

3 Keys to rise above Life’s most challenging circumstances

“God created Arrakis to train the faithful.” Frank Herbert, Dune. Sometimes, life throws challenges at you. Life is so intelligent, that she will find your weakest point, and hit you right there. Life will test your pride, your ego, your will, your faith, your love. Life will test everything in you. Life will see yourContinue reading “3 Keys to rise above Life’s most challenging circumstances”

10 Things I learned from my mentor, Michel Vallier (3/3)

8) “Ne prends pas ta viande où tu prends ton pain.”“Don’t take your meat where you take your bread.” Michel was big on ethics and integrity. Before I explain this one, I have to situate it in the context of the mass retail sector, which is  highly masculine (although evolving), and in some areas quiteContinue reading “10 Things I learned from my mentor, Michel Vallier (3/3)”