Jung’s Neurosis

In these days of rampant neuroses, neurotic beliefs and identities, and neurotic organisations and governments, this wonderful autobiographical story by C.G. Jung has lost none of its topicality. He sketches in colourful, crystal-clear and highly reflective images an important event of his own childhood, in 1887. A beautifully authentic story from Jung’s 1961 autobiography, ‘Memories, Dreams, Reflections’. Verder lezen “Jung’s Neurosis”

Personal leadership, and sexuality

Sometimes unexpected cross-links lead to remarkable insights.

The phrase “personal leadership” resonates almost daily in my practice as a leadership consultant. It is somewhat fashionable and superficial jargon, but it apparently fills a need in the sometimes-unbearable frenzy of modern organisations. It’s about leadership; that’s always worthy. And it is personal, so there’s something in it for everyone. Verder lezen “Personal leadership, and sexuality”

The Innocents

The West is being engulfed by a wave of engagement. There is an umbrella term for this engagement, although it is not entirely clear whether this is a self-styled slogan of the activists or a disparaging predicate of the critics: woke, referring to a higher state of clarity and insight. Verder lezen “The Innocents”