The Secret of Change

The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus who lived between 535 BC and 475 BC is credited with saying that life is flux. Life changes as does a river. To cling to the past is to say “no” to growth. Cultural changes, an intersection of multi-generational and diverse values in the workplace, a barrage of information to […]

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From Socrates to Artificial Intelligence: The Work of the Future

Socrates was called a gadfly for asking questions in search of a deeper understanding of the world, ethics, and what it means to be human. Socrates’ search for wisdom and holistic well-being dates back to the 5th Century B.C. Known as the Father of Western Philosophy, Socrates created, embraced, and celebrated change. We might also […]

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Innovative leadership: Lessons from Socrates

During the last decades of the 20th century and into the 21st century leaders have been competing to foster innovation within their organizations. While many think of innovation as a recent phenomenon, the roots of innovation date back to Socrates in the 5th century B. C. Well known as a gadfly, Socrates used what is […]

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For Socrates Executive Coaching Led to Death

Socrates lived from 470-399 BC. He was known throughout history as a Greek-philosopher, recognized as the founder of Western philosophy. He described himself as a “gadfly” and a “mid-wife” but you could also make the argument he was one of the first “executive” coaches in history. As a “gadfly” he incessantly asked questions of others. As a “midwife” Socrates […]

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Spirit of Aloha & Leadership

Our business worldwide has a basic trust mission to share with visitors the uniqueness of each community in which we operate and to offer the experience of new ways of life. We establish hotels and resorts in areas of the world that communicate a special dialog that we wish to share and we choose locations […]

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