Watching This Brought Tears to My Eyes
This is a beautiful video short with Jane Goodall, whose work I cite in my talks on dealing with culture shock. She was among the first to document relationships in the wild, by virtue of being willing to see them.
“Only when our clever brain and our human heart work together in harmony can we achieve our true potential.” Jane Goodall
Too often in my life I’ve failed on this score. Particularly when it comes to efficiency. I’ve really had to work to get beyond favoring the efficient over the empathic response. And I’m sure I still fail a lot there, but if there’s anything I’ve learned, it’s that awareness is the first, messiest, most painful and often the slowest step toward change.