Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
It is called the World Domination Summit—or WDS for short—and billed as a three-day gathering for remarkable people living in a conventional world. I signed up to lure my brother to Portland for a visit—and because three Millennials called it “epic” and two Boomers said it was “refreshingly positive.” I showed up to see what all the fuss was about—and meet people I could hire to help me share my ideas more broadly. And I left—take a deep breath, because here’s the heretical part—neither wiser nor more inspired but with a deeper commitment to what I’ve been intending to do for years.
This post is not a recap of the experience—for initial summaries check out here, here, and here—but my reflections on its meaning for me, a 44-year-old leadership coach who doubles as a father, husband, and Paleo Jewish mystic empiricist. [Read more…] about #WDS2014: Loving Nerds, Igniting Practice, and Growing a New Mind