RMP 133 - Ancient Tribe Design Secrets with Daniel Eisenman
Forming any sort of community or group might feel daunting. But, with a little bit of wisdom from successful tribe designers, forming community bonds and friendships becomes EASY. Daniel Eisenman, who has been leading retreats, playshops, and teaching for over a decade, shares his secrets for the most optimal and natural ways of relating. Listen in and find out how gossip is a product of a colonial mindset, what nature can teach us about collaborative living, and why Covid is giving us even greater permission to break our definitions of normal.
- What is the new normal? How does it relate to Daniel’s philosophy of breaking normal?
- Book recommendation – “Sand Talk: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World” by Tyson Yunkaporta
- Why spirit is more easily understood through metaphor
- How leaders, influencers, and wayshowers are organically co-creating a new culture.
- Do studies from the primate world prove the advantage of small communities?
- Dunbar’s Number – A suggested cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable social relationships.
- What can we learn from bee colonies and natural systems about tribe?
- Why gossip is a colonial concept
- How to not let the media and social norms dictate your beliefs
- If more people don’t step in faster, the quicker the collective dips deeper into chaos
- The benefits and pitfalls of online tribes
- “Where my attention goes, my energy flows” – Daniel
- What is the line between an addiction and honoring our desires?
- The difference between a Medicine and a Poison is the dose
- The things we struggle with the most with are also where we can be of greatest service
- “What’s most personal is most universal”
- “Sometimes a sorrow shared is sorrow halved, and a joy shared is a joy doubled”
- Book recommendation – “The Culture Code: Secrets of Highly Successful Groups” by Daniel Coyle.
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Facebook | Daniel Eisenman: The Freedom Catalyst
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