A Functional Gathering

Aviv Shahar with Jeff Vander Clute

October 24, 2020

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Throughout history, the great questions have been asked, and great research has been undertaken, always expanding the territory of the known by shining a light into the unknown. Where is that cutting edge today? And can a community of people from all over the world, each carrying their own unique journey of discovery, come together to inquire at the edge of purposeful evolution, through dialogue and interaction? We think it is possible, and we hope that you will choose to be a part of this exploration.

New human community and collaboration

Has there been a plan all along? When we trace our human history we can see the transitions from communal, tribal, collectives, to the separation into a fierce claim on individuality.

Today, many are making the case that we are on the verge of a great, new, coming together again as a human community. But, of course, we will have grown, as individuals, in ways that make us much more valuable to the collective.

As the poet T. S. Eliot wrote: "And the end of all our exploring / will be to arrive where we started /and know the place for the first time." This contemplation can lead us down many pathways. Follow along with Jeff Vander Clute and Aviv Shahar as they navigate these shifting territories in this last installment of a multipart series.

I have a sense that we will become extremely harmonious in our collective work together because of that right relationship, and clarity, about what to do and what not to do. I feel that evolution is taking us there. And so we have the collective infrastructure from the tribal times, we have the individual understandings from more recent times, and now maybe there's a synthesis, or some higher level, which transcends both to be determined, but I feel that it's coming very quickly.

Jeff Vander Clute

Jeff Vander Clute

Jeff Vander Clute

Jeff Vander Clute coaches and consults, teaches, writes, and leads travel journeys.

He is a co-founder of Sourcing The Way, Enlightening Journeys and Expeditions, and The Consciousness of Money. Jeff is also a member of the Evolutionary Leaders Circle and he serves on the board of directors for Alliance for the Earth and Source of Synergy Foundation (previous chair).

Aviv Shahar

Aviv Shahar

Aviv is the Founder of Aviv Consulting, helping leaders unleash strategic innovation, and is the author of Create New Futures: How Leaders Produce Breakthroughs and Transform the World Through Conversation.