I'm often confounded by those who claim to know something but can't teach it to me. The famous Nobel winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between knowing something and knowing the name of something, and it's one of the most important reasons for his success. Richard Feynman lived from 1918 to 1988. He made
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Marcus “Bellringer” Bell is an American music producer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, singer, social media influencer, activist and entrepreneur. Having first participated with Influence Ecology in March of 2012, we interviewed him in Aug 2016 - and focused on deliberate practice - that "most people don't and won't practice". His piano practice began at age 2 with
What are you working on? Are you busy being busy? Many of us can end a day wondering what we've accomplished, yet know we were quite active. How do we know we're working on the right thing? In today's interview, we address how slowing down to speed up, accurate thinking, and asking for help can
Kristen Moeller is a literary agent, author, and speaker who lives in the mountains of Colorado. Her career includes an acquisitions editor at Morgan James Publishing and executive publisher for Persona Publishing. She is now an agent at Waterside Productions, the literary home of Eckhart Tolle, Neale Donald Walsch, Jean Houston, and other luminaries. She
In this case study, we’ll find out how considering oneself ‘always an aspect, never an entity’ is a fundamental precept of transactionalism: We are never separate from the environments (or transactions or processes) that we occupy. Sarah Shepherd has a Degree in Philosophy and Mathematics from Saint John's College, in Santa Fe and Postgraduate work
Who keeps us from falling off the proverbial cliff? While some are naturally inclined to dream new ideas or others can't help but build new relationships. There is this segment of society whose entire focus and role are to protect us from poorly constructed shortcuts. This typically skeptical personality recognizes that nothing around us is
We all can observe naïveté in others, but can we identify it in ourselves? As a poster child for ambition, Drew Knowles is a case study in embracing his naïveté. This episode describes and demonstrates what we mean by the term state of mind, the state or condition of ones thinking or knowing. We address
With an aim to make the most money he could, Johnny Washington from McKinney, Texas acknowledges that he used to take way too many risks. Amped on the rush to action tendencies of the idea-oriented personality, he thought he could do just about anything he imagined. He produced many significant breakdowns and is still stuck
The 2018 Annual Member Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico included a podcast episode dinner with a few members of the Influence Ecology faculty. You’ll hear Vice President Drew Knowles, Dr. Gary Ward, James Walls, Marne Power and Suzanne Pool. Five people from five different countries as they dialogue about why Influence Ecology
Always willing to help but never able to ask for it, Tara Collison’s journey as a student of Influence Ecology is a useful case study in the conceit of independence. She discovered that her independence was merely ego and that this view and the subsequent actions alienated others, left her exhausted, and