Traveling the Noble Eight-Fold Path

Traveling the Noble Eight-Fold Path

After completing a walking session with a client who was ashamed of being estranged from her brother, Baris reflected on his own lingering shame as he headed back toward the office complex. Baris’s daughter Esma, 23, hadn’t gotten along with her father for...
Storytelling Night: Lighten Up

Storytelling Night: Lighten Up

“I walked out of speech class at the beginning of my own speech,” I said, “and when I returned a minute later, my hair was dripping wet and I was carrying a paper bag with a hairdryer, a brush, and Paul Mitchell super-clean sculpting gel.” The...
Storytelling Night: Brand Matters

Storytelling Night: Brand Matters

“It was a full 10 seconds before I realized how loud I’d been talking, and that everyone within 50 yards was staring at me,” Baris, 55, said into the microphone, looking sheepishly at the gathering of familiar faces in the cafe–including...
Learning Agility: Taking a Risk

Learning Agility: Taking a Risk

“Baris, you’ve got to be less sedentary,” Dr. Morgan, his general physician, told him during yet another disappointing annual physical and blood work review. “Get some movement going. Walk. Run. Swim. Play tennis. Anything.” The...