More Peace, Please By: Silvia Mordini, Featured on Wanderlust/Yoganonymous.com
“Our leaders got confused.
So we are all leaders now.
They told us there was nothing we could do.
They were wrong.
When we tell ourselves
There is nothing we can do, we are wrong.
….We’re all making the soup.
we’re all eating.
We’re all weaving the cloth
we’re all wearing.”
– Ruth Herbert and Paloma Pavel
While in the corporate world I was paid to be a Change Agent.
Change Agent Definition: A change agent is a person from inside or outside the organization who helps an organization transform itself by focusing on such matters as organizational effectiveness, improvement, and development.
My job was to inspire people within an organization to “do something.” I’d go in and interview staff about what wasn’t working and in response I’d most often hear “we’ve always done it this way.” What was in common every time was 1. The desire to change. 2. The awareness things weren’t working. 3. Leadership not doing anything different than what had been tried before.
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