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Emerge: Making Sense of What's Next

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A podcast based inquiry into the next phase of the human experiment. Support this podcast:

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Rob McNamara - Adult Development & Ensoulment

Rob McNamara is an author, leadership coach, advisor and consultant with expertise in adult development and human performance. He is a co-founder of the leading consulting firm Delta Developmental, a faculty member for the Ivey School of Business' LIFT Advanced Coaching Program, and is a Senior Monk and Integral Zen Dharma Holder training with Diane Musho Hamilton Roshi. McNamara’s coaching focuses leaders on clarifying life purpose, growing critical leadership skills to advance value creation and fostering organizational development to enhance learning and innovation.

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Vision Quest at the Monastic Academy (September 10th - 19th)

Show Notes:

00:02 Who do we need to become to navigate this planetary meta-crisis?
00:05 “Revolutionary enfoldment” / new vectors of development
00:10 Limitations of just adding more complexity
00:18 Takes 10 years. Do we even have that? XR: “sacrifice for future generation” — Hero frame
00:26 Exploring other distinctions / sovereignty and surrender
00:33 “If we’re not willing to die, we don’t get to touch the ineffable grace of life”
00:36 The diversification of identity
00:43 The illumined reality / world as image structure
00:51 What needs to happen in public? / education
00:55 How do we cultivate the capacity to attune to image? / image is prior to language
01:04 Circling / need for community
01:08 “giving someone an image that is not their own”
01:11 Omniwin / “image structure is not an exhaustible resource”
01:14 Finite and infinite games / “switching arena of pathos to soul-making” / “game on, forever”
01:16 How to increase access to this?
01:19 Organizational development / “If this is our last thing, what do we do?”
01:22 How do we ground this in community? / problem-solving / play
01:25 Robert = “bright counselor”
01:28 Wrap-up

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