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Dr. Michael Picucci is a practicing psychologist, psychotherapist, and consultant in NYC and the architect of Focalizing. He has 30 years experience researching addictions, trauma healing, sexuality, and interpersonal and group dynamics. He has authored Organic Solutions to Real-Time Challenges: An Introduction to Focalizing, Ritual as Resource: Energy for Vibrant Living, and The Journey Toward Complete Recovery: Reclaiming Your Emotional, Spiritual & Sexual Wholeness.  www.focalizing.com

Dr. C. Otto Scharmer is a Senior Lecturer at MIT and introduced the theoretical framework and practice called Presencing in his book Theory U: Leading from the Future as It Emerges.  Dr. Scharmer has used Presencing to facilitate profound innovation and change processes both within companies and across societal systems.  www.ottoscharmer.com

The Presencing Institute is a global action research community for profound societal innovation and change. The Presencing process is a journey that connects us more deeply both to what wants to emerge in the world and to our emerging, originating self.  www.presencing.com

B Lab is a non-profit organization dedicated to using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. www.bcorporation.net

Impact Reporting and Investment Standards (IRIS) is the catalog of generally accepted performance metrics that lead impact investors use to measure social, envirnomental and financial success. www.iris.thegiin.org

International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs. Together, this coalition shares the view that communication about businesses’ value creation should be the next step in the evolution of corporate reporting. www.theiirc.org

Global Impact Investing Ratings System (GIIRS) is a comprehensive and transparent system for assessing the social and environmental impact of companies and funds. www.giirs.org

Business Alliance of Local Living Economies (BALLE) is the fastest growing business alliance of values aligned entrepreneurs, business networks, and local economy funders in North America. www.bealocalist.org

Sirius Sense is a consulting firm with the experience, people and tools to develop thriving, creative and self-aware organization. www.siriussense.com

The Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) supports individual and collective transformation through consciousness research, educational outreach, and engaging a global learning community in the realization of our human potential.  IONS holds a vision of a new worldview that recognizes our basic interconnectedness and interdependence.  Their site provides access to ideas, teachers, pioneers, and allies who are advancing the new perspectives our planet needs.  www.noetic.org

Peter Russell is a revolutionary futurist whose principal interest is the deeper, spiritual significance of the times we are passing through. Among his many books are The Global Brain Awakens, Waking Up in Time, and From Science to God.  His website is a vast treasure trove with over 400 pages of loosely organized information for your own organic exploration.  www.peterrussell.com

The Authentic Process Healing Institute shares a vision for living authentically and creates conditions to connect more genuinely with ourselves and our world through an array of programs and services grounded in The Stage-Two Model of Recovery and utilizing Focalizing and Dynamic Linking.  These methods foster a graceful release of outdated thinking; resulting in a newly anchored foundation with principles for stepping out into the unknown and allowing for a future wanting to emerge through us to manifest.  www.theinstitute.org

New Myth Works is an umbrella organization with the mission to provide a dynamic sanctuary for conscious evolution; cultivating sustainable, wise and holistic approaches to healing the body, the planet, work and relationships.  www.newmythworks.com

The Association of Happiness for All Mankind (AHAM) is dedicated to the dissemination of Self-Inquiry, the Consciousness Transforming Process for realizing and abiding in the true Self introduced to the world by Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi.  With a retreat center in Asheboro, NC and an ashram in Tiruvannamalai, South India, AHAM assists you in awakening to your true nature and finally completing all that's not finished in your life so that final realization and abidance in the true Self may at last be attained.  www.aham.com

TED is devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading and conducts conferences throughout the year with speakers sharing innovative, inspirational and forward-thinking ideas.  All talks are posted to their website and available for free.  Two of my very favorites are Elizabeth Gilbert on nurturing creativity and Jill Bolte Taylor’s stroke of insight.  www.ted.com

FOUR YEARS. GO. is a campaign to shift humanity’s course toward a just, fulfilling and sustainable future by the end of 2014. People around the world will be invited to stand together and take courageous actions to bring about a future worth having.  www.fouryearsgo.org

The Pachamama Alliance empowers indigenous people of the Amazon rainforest to preserve their lands and culture and, using insights gained from that work, to educate and inspire individuals everywhere to bring forth a thriving, just and sustainable world.  www.pachamama.org

 

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