Dear Friends,

Recently I was listening to an interview with Elon Musk, and he was talking about investing all his money, over $100 million dollars, into SpaceX and Tesla in the early days, even having to borrow money from friends at times to cover rent.

When asked if he knew…

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

A mentor of mine once said to me, “Something you do needs to make money, but not everything does.” …

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” — The Buddha

In some countries, they use a trap to catch monkeys, a cage containing a banana or other fruit inside with a hole that is large enough for a monkey to get its hand in, but not large enough to pull its hand out while holding onto the fruit.

Monkeys are…

I have been spending less time on social media this summer, and more time in nature. It has been fascinating to see the difference.

There are many beautiful aspects to social media, but one of the dangers is that just about everything has a number next to it — our…

There’s a war going on right now. This war is not if you will live and die but how you will live and die.

Some of the world’s greatest social psychologist, neuroscientists, engineers and marketers are in this war. They are fighting for one thing: our attention.

Billions of dollars…

I asked a friend recently whether he liked speaking at a particular conference. He replied, “No, not at all.”

When I inquired why, explaining I had seen the website and I thought it had quality speakers, he responded, “It was not the speakers, it was the audience. People were not…

There was a moment at Wisdom 2.0, the annual conference I host, while interviewing #metoo creator Tarana Burke, when she had various emotions arise on feeling the immense responsibility of her effort.

When I looked out at the audience, there was such a strong presence in the room. …

Soren Gordhamer

Husband, father, organizer/host Wisdom 2.0: Wisdom2conference.com

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