With ubiquitous access to all the tenets and traditions of global wisdom and wonder, instant communication and collaboration tools in every modality, and overnight courier service for tangible resources as needed, I believe that it is time to fuse the best aspects of socialization and education into a paradigm of actualization. My wish is to maximize the innate potential in every life.
For those that remain and, most importantly, those yet to come, there are big questions for billions of everyday people who long to become their 'personal best' and contribute joyfully and productively to the organizations and associations that they give their lives to. Whether they participate out of necessity or choice, with or without expectation of belonging, meaning, or inspirational and evolutionary engagement, the fundamental human questions remain. However lofty they may seem given the status quo, they matter. Urgently! It is vital for this time and all times. People engage with hope and trust that the endeavor will be beneficial and reciprocal for themselves and those they love.
"The principle goal of education in
the schools should be creating men
and women who are capable of doing
new things, not simply repeating what
other generations have done; men and
women who are creative, inventive,
and discoverers, who can be critical
and verify and not accept everything
they are offered."
"What we need is a system of
thought that can bind humans
together. . . a system that would
supply our idealistic young
people with something to
"When a person can't find a
deep sense of meaning,
they distract themselves
Hans Christian Andersen
Sir Francis Bacon
Honore de Balzac
Edward de Bono
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Chief Dan George
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Vincent van Gogh
Elizabeth Foster Goose
Thich Nhat Hanh
Zora Neale Hurston
Jesus of Nazareth
Martin Luther KIng
John Stuart Mill
A. A. Milne
Rainer Maria Rilke
Jean Jacques Rousseau
Heȟáka Sápa (Black Elk)
Charles M. Schulz
Henry David Thoreau
J R R Tolkien
Leonardo da Vinci
David Foster Wallace
W B Yeats
and many more!
"Don't ask what the world needs.
Ask what makes you come alive,
and go do it. Because what the
world needs is people
who have come alive."
"Work is love made visible."
Chief Robert Joseph
Scott Barry Kaufman
Robin Wall Kimmerer
Ursula K. Leguin
Jordan B Peterson
Peter H. Reynolds
Neale Donald Walsch
Keith D. Walker
Irvin D. Yalom
and many more!
Leaders have vision. Nonleaders do not.
Leaders have a vision of a better future
for themselves, their families, and their
organizations. They can see an ideal
future in advance. They then work
to make it a reality in the present."
"Let's move beyond the agro-
industrialist mindsets and business
models of the past to an engaging,
dynamic, just, and true Actualization
paradigm that nurtures true belonging
and untapped potential for the
greatest and most synergistic
good of all. If not for ourselves, for
our youth--the future."
"Well done is better
than well said."
"Far and away the best prize that
life has to offer is the chance to
work hard at work worth doing."
"If I create from the heart, nearly
everything works; if from the head
"You surrendered and let it all unfold and look how well you have landed. I am absolutely thrilled that after everything you have been through and how you have been tested that you are now on a new path doing what I believe you were destined to do and be."
"Thank you for Kalen Wilfred Marquis--for his loveliness, for his courage, for his support for kids, for bravely walking a path of child-advocacy and using his power heroically to 'uplift and actualize' those who have no voice or choice."
"As ever, you remain one of my favourite people; a paradox. Someone whose humility I always feel should make him proud but someone who pride would not become. Always be you, Kalen.”