All posts by: Cal McDonnell

In the Company of Stranger Emotions

“This being human is a guest house, every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honourably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”

- Rumi Using this analogy of your consciousness as a house and your emotions and feelings being guests who visit, there are

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Is this the Year of the Human?

Organisations can create this internal dilemma where their employees hear that the business wants them to make authentic connections, to bring more of their whole self to work and provide exemplary customer service. Yet the drive for greater efficiency, bigger profits and smarter innovations can cause behaviour that emphasises and even rewards selfish pursuits. At Made Better Human, we’re interested in making prominent again the very things that make our humanity shine. When we are at our best, the rest of life wins. The<br

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