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Creating A Better World Through Business

Posted by Iektje Stephens on Monday, August 25, 2014, In : enlightened society in business 
Wow, it's been a while since I last blogged. In my last post I discussed the book The Shambhala Principle which talks about creating an enlightened society, based on the recognition of humanity's basic goodness. Since I read this book I have been thinking a lot about how we can create an enlightened society in practical terms. I have come to the conclusion that business is going to be an essential ingredient. 

Here is an article I wrote for elephant journal that goes deeper into this topic. In...
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Basic Goodness

Posted by Iektje Stephens on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, In : Happiness and wellbeing 
How do you feel about yourself? What are your beliefs about human nature? Are human beings inherently selfish, only concerned about their self interest and maybe those closest to them? Is humanity like a cancer, slowly destroying life on this planet? Or is there something deeper to our nature: Our ability to love, have compassion, our deep desire to connect with others, our vulnerability? Is it possible that despite all of the cruelty and destructive behavior, underneath it all humanity is ba...

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