The Path to Breakthrough: Daring to Rip Off Our Masks

As a child of holocaust survivors, I knew practically from the womb that human beings possessed the amazing power of resilience. All of my relatives had lost parents, siblings, and/or children, and endured the unendurable in ghettos and concentration camps. Yet, after liberation they ultimately made their way to, variously, the United States, Palestine or [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Dissolving Stressful Situations through Meditation

Scientific research with small children shows that we are born with innate basic goodness (Woollacott “Infinite Awareness: The Awakening of a Scientific Mind“). Growing up we erect barriers in an effort to protect ourselves from scarcity and suffering. “But science shows us,” said Dr. Marjorie Woollacott, emerita professor of neuroscience at the University of Oregon at [...]

By |August 30th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Increase profitability through…

"Let’s just keep business separate and then let’s do some good stuff"– a misconception? A remarkable speech was given by Asa Siegel, founder of STAMBA Superfoods, who stated that companies could increase their brand awareness and profitability through doing good. Actually, according to Asa, everybody would profit, if company leaders stopped separating business practices from [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments


“Businesses can change the world more effectively than politics can.” Anne Biging, founder of Healing Hotels of the World and the HEALING SUMMIT We deeply believe that’s true. Not only because from an objective point of view it doesn’t seem to be very fair to leave it to some of the planet’s leaders to solve [...]

By |March 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Extending Compassion

Extending Compassion to Ourselves and the Planet: Can Meditation Help? This is a critical time in our planetary history. More and more key leaders are acknowledging the need for a fundamental shift in our conscious awareness from one of individualism to that of interconnectedness.  This sense of unity and interconnection fosters compassion, healing us from [...]

By |January 23rd, 2017|News|Comments Off on Extending Compassion

Our Life is Sacred

May you awaken like the sun at daybreak, ready to make your sacred offering. Set forth with delight, like a pilgrim on his journey. O heroic one, move forward with resolve to make this sacred offering of yourself to life. May you plant the banner of victory in the service of humankind. Source: Rigveda, the [...]

By |January 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Mr. Kanoria – “Humble as a child”

This past September, while in New York City, I had the pleasure of sitting with Hemant Kanoria, Chairman and Managing Director of Srei Infrastructure Finance, Ltd., and Trustee of the Kanoria Foundation, which holds a total asset base of nearly 10 billion US dollars. I was struck by how joyfully he studied the menu, totally [...]

By |December 1st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Nadia Murad Awarded Prestigious Peace Prize

Nadia Murad’s impact as a human rights activist has caught international attention for the victims of human trafficking and other brutal deeds of the Islamic State. On the 10th of October 2016, Yazidi survivors, Nadia Murad and Lamiya Aji Bashar, were presented with the forth Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by European leaders in Strasbourg, [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We All Deserve Peace

“Being a survivor of genocide comes with great responsibility – for I am the lucky one”, says Nadia Murad Basee Taha. In September, Anne Biging, CEO of Healing Hotels of the World, and the entire audience at Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Intiative in New York, held their breath in the presence of Nadia – [...]

By |October 19th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Leadership ABCs – The Little Things Make a Big Difference

There are a finite number of key insights or teachings that I use regularly in my work with individuals and with groups. These are basic practices that carried the day with the original client and that continue to improve workplace functionality and catalyze increased productivity for individuals and teams across a broad spectrum of sectors [...]

By |July 27th, 2016|News|0 Comments