Search
  • Jay Kaufman

A newly-discovered ancient teaching from the Hawaiian Huna tradition


MAKIA – Energy flows where attention goes.

This wise, old adage is one of the keys to leadership. Too often we spend time and energy on technical problems as a distraction from the more fundamental, underlying challenges we need to (but would rather not) address. Learning to discern and guide your people to pay attention to these more fundamental adaptive challenges is central to effective leadership for a change.

In this time of bitter political divisions, not to mention existential threats to our planet and our democracy, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and consumed by fear and doubt. The challenge is to keep our attention on - and generate energy for - the things that matter - family, friends, and finding a way to effect positive change in our public life.

#Politics

72 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

The retreat into tribalism that is today's politics poses an existential threat to this country and the world. There's no way to sugar coat this. Our house divided will not stand. It doesn't make any

If you're not standing in your purpose, you're standing in someone else's. Hugh O'Doherty

Serving in public office is assuming enormous responsibility. The well-being of your community and, in these challenging times, the well-being of democracy are on the line. Too often campaigns about w