In contemporary life it is easy to to get caught up in thoughts. And get stuck in our heads. Our thoughts tend to either focus on stuff that has happened or fantasies about the future. It is also easy to fuel emotions that these thoughts are connected to. Especially negative emotions connected to events perceived… Fortsätt läsa A different kind of now
Today I turned 55. I am told that with favourable genes and some luck I can live to be 100, or even more. That is truly mind-blowing. So what to do with the remaining +45 years? What has come to mind the last few years is to develop my ability to be alive. To really… Fortsätt läsa Confessions of a middle-aged man
I write for myself. Not for anybody else. However, I have for roughly 30 years chosen to share my writing and offer it to the world. As it is. On different platforms, in different channels. This is done in mutuality with all those generous people that share their writing. And that I have found inspiring,… Fortsätt läsa A text about my texts
Svensk version här. This fall I accepted the position as chairman of the board of Impact Hub Stockholm. Together with Jesper and his team we are embarking on an expansion journey that will be ongoing for a number of years. The first step on this journey will be a physical move of the Impact Hub… Fortsätt läsa An exciting and engaging challenge!
I have over the last years reconsidered my relationship to hope. I used to think hope was what kept me going. A necessity. And when I once in a while lacked hope I lost my energy and sense of direction. Until hope once again arrived. Today I have no hope. And have a better and… Fortsätt läsa The futility of hope
I have recently rediscovered Alan Watts. Just love listening to his wise talks. This talk is so profoundly relevant to our dire times. In society, in our environment, at an individual level. Do listen. Maybe as a reflective meditation.
So there it is. The wrapping up of this wildly interesting and challenging year. At least for me. I’ll be honest. This is the year I almost went bankrupt. It is the year I realized some of my friends aren’t my friends. This is the year I realized som of my friends REALLY are my… Fortsätt läsa 2018 ==> 2019
Roughly 20 years ago I realized our current idea of civilisation could not be sustained. I imagine many have had similar insights. But also like me struggled with what do to and over time found that it is impossible to stop or redirect what can be seen as a supertanker on full throttle. And honestly… Fortsätt läsa Opting for the difficult
In the last couple of weeks Tom Peters has put out some outstanding stuff in the domain of management and leadership. Maybe not new new new, but put forward in the context of today’s business world and in Tom’s unique style I would like to re-enforce his message – also to a Swedish audience. So.… Fortsätt läsa Tom Peters – Still going strong!
Welcome to my blog Contemplations (previously named Changing Minds). I’ve been at it for a while, but there have also been gaps in my writing. Quite frankly the blog is a bit of a mess. I refuse to tidy it up as I want it to be a record of my thoughts, interests and emotions,… Fortsätt läsa Contemplations by @jandeman