A Study of Balance, Part 8: Toward the Universal

Aviv Shahar with Ofer Dotan

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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.

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To live a forward-looking life of balance and growth doesn’t mean we need to reject the values or practices that may have helped us get where we are today. The evolutionary process moves forward one step at a time, bringing along the successes of the past. We can have a life of constant renewal, making ourselves new every day. A life that enables us to be a toolmaker who can in any moment operate off-script and be a point of genesis, a point of emergence, for new possibilities.

This series of conversations will weave a loom of considerations about a balanced life, and look at the inner awareness, technologies, and perceptions that can help us access and get back to a life of balance, harmony and growth during times of change and challenge.



A companion slide, The Three Lives, to follow this discussion

It means you are a live player. You're prepared to go off-script. You are prepared to in the moment become the laboratory of an emergent need where it uses obviously the totality of your experiences and frame of reference, and, at the same time, may configure through you and your interactions with others a new tool, a new framework, a new modality that was not there before.

Aviv Shahar

Ofer Dotan

Ofer Dotan

Socialised in a small communal village in rural Israel, I developed a sense of appreciation and curiosity toward human potential, purpose and our shared experience in this world.

Following my passion for facilitating processes that empower people, I specialised in economics, comparative law and public policy. Applying these skills, I try to be in a continuous exploration process, both professionally and personally, to unlock ever more humane wonders.

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.