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By Carol S. Pearson “And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors’ eyes—a fresh, green breast of the new world. Its vanished trees,…
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‍I love to track what is going on in the inner life of people around me by reading best-selling fiction with an attention to archetypal patterns. When a colleague told me to check out the All Souls Trilogy by a notable historian, Deborah Harkness, I…
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  Introduction: Branding ideally is integrated into organizational development activities. A brand archetype held too rigidly can throw a social system out of balance. The solution is to reinforce a complementary archetype, one already active in the…
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Blog Two: Branding America: A Pioneering Nation and PeopleBy Carol S. PearsonIntroduction: Many Americans today have lost faith in the United States and in one another.  This blog applies Margaret Mark’s and my work on authentic archetypal branding…
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Type image caption here (optional)‍Blog One:  Series IntroductionAmerica On the Couch: How To Understand the Stories Driving Us By Carol S. PearsonI’m writing this blog series for those who, like me, are worried about my country (the United States).…
Feb 7
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January is the time to clarify intents for the year. Notice that I did not say “make resolutions.”For most people, resolutions are well meant, but often not achieved in practice. That is because it is widely assumed that we will accomplish them by…
Dec 29, 2021
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Have you ever been in a bookstore and suddenly felt a tug toward a certain book? I’ve come to trust that as everyday magic. C. G. Jung called this phenomenon “synchronicity”, which means meaningful coincidences.A few days ago, I was in my local…
Oct 4, 2021
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Sep 22, 2021
Carol S. Pearson commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post A Nation At War With Itself
"Steve, what do you mean about supporting what you write?  I don't understand.  Wanting to get your whole meeting.  C"
Apr 11, 2020
Carol S. Pearson commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post A Nation At War With Itself
"Steve, thank you for this beautiful sharing.  I'm so with you on what you are saying here.  I'd like to share your comments further if you do not mind to spiritual friends of mine, but first I will print them out to reflect on them further as part…"
Apr 11, 2020
Carol S. Pearson commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post A Nation At War With Itself
"Oh, my last comment was to Mats and this one to Steve.  I take your point about what happens when countries are in crisis.  Yet, it is not clear to me how we could redo everything, unless that is what comes out of the current Pandemic.  I know I…"
Apr 10, 2020
Carol S. Pearson commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post A Nation At War With Itself
"Whoops, well that would not be good.  In my view any of us can be possessed for a time by an archetype and the antidote is to become conscious of how that archetype needs to evolve in us.  I think the Republicans have a lot to offer and I care that…"
Apr 10, 2020
Carol S. Pearson commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post Do What You Love and Make a Difference—But How?
"Thank you.  And, Steve, your comment was exactly what I needed to be reminded of at the time I just read this.  Thank you.  Namaste"
Apr 10, 2020
Mats Winther commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post A Nation At War With Itself
"But to talk like this, i.e., "the President and the Republican Party are possessed by a primal, shadowy form of the Warrior archetype that threatens to engulf us all" sound very much like a Hitlerian projection. "
Mar 15, 2020
Janet S. Steinwedel commented on Carol S. Pearson's blog post Depth Leadership: How to Live Your Calling and Succeed in Leading Others
"Thank you, Carol - succinct and valuable! "
Nov 9, 2019
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‍I love to track what is going on in the inner life of people around me by reading best-selling fiction with an attention to archetypal patterns. When a colleague told me to check out the All Souls Trilogy by a notable historian, Deborah Harkness, I was intrigued. The heroine of these books is Diana Bishop, an academic (Sage), hiding the fact that she is a witch, but just studying alchemy, not practicing it. Then she falls in love with Mathew Clairmont, a researcher (Sage)…

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Introduction: Branding ideally is integrated into organizational development activities. A brand archetype held too rigidly can throw a social system out of balance. The solution is to reinforce a complementary archetype, one already active in the organizational culture. Compelling situations can obscure both. The enmity between our political parties has constellated a war story (the culture war). Once a war story gets constellated, our brains notice…

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Blog One:  Series Introduction

America On the Couch: How To Understand the Stories Driving Us

By Carol S. Pearson

I’m writing this blog series for those who, like me, are worried about my country (the United States). I suspect it is not news to you that our two-party system has devolved into an endless cultural civil war that makes it difficult to solve the urgent…

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January is the time to clarify intents for the year. Notice that I did not say “make resolutions.”

For most people, resolutions are well meant, but often not achieved in practice. That is because it is widely assumed that we will accomplish them by willpower triumphing over what we actually want to do. Too often, resolutions are what we think we should do, perhaps in response to messages from others or from the media.

 

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Have you ever been in a bookstore and suddenly felt a tug toward a certain book? I’ve come to trust that as everyday magic. C. G. Jung called this phenomenon “synchronicity”, which means meaningful coincidences.

A few days ago, I was in my local library with a lovely, precocious, avid reader. I felt a book call to me, but assumed, since it was in…

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As we begin to emerge from the tragic worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, many of us have reexamined our priorities based on what we truly believe in and care about. How can we reenter the post-pandemic world so that it supports what most matters to us, rather than just letting old habits take us over or responding to nihilistic thoughts that put…

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