Self Developer

How the Human Potential Movement Got Stuck

Most of us have become accustomed to using one set of resources for various aspects of our self-development, another for developing our personal relationships, yet another to improve collaboration at work, yet others for our entrepreneur development, and still others for our leadership development.

That’s what I mean by Silos. In my view, this fracturing of the Human Potential field has been going on for so long that people rarely think twice about it even though it’s a real problem. Why? Because siloed development is inefficient: it’s been causing us to spend unnecessarily large amounts of time & money on our development!

After having received recognition and awards in just about every area of Human Potential over the course of my 40+ year career, my focus is now on trailblazing the emergence of what I have come to call “Unified Human Potential” and Strategic Integrated Self-Development™.

What qualifies me to help usher in Human Potential 2.0 and help you get more from Human Potential Resources by mastering Strategic Integrated Self-Development™? Well, most of all, this is the framework I’ve needed for my own development but haven’t found elsewhere. On top of that, the wide range of experience and expertise I’ve been recognized as having places me in an ideal position to bring this to the world. My past reluctance to toot my own horn has caused many people who know me professionally to not know this. So, here’s the scoop about me:


  • My PhD is in both clinical & organizational development psychology. Clinical psychology primarily focuses on personal development. Organizational development psychology primarily focuses on how leadership & culture development in businesses, nonprofits and other institutions. In addition to being a licensed psychologist (PSY9266), I am also a licensed marriage & family therapist (MFT18889). This means that my expertise has been established in not only personal development and organizational development but also in relationship development.
  • My books have won a wide range of awards (some more than once), in politics, society, & social change, in business & leadership, in health & wellness, in mental health & psychology, and in self-help. (My unusually integrative approach to psychology is largely the result of my father steeping me in Constitutional Law — this was his first love as an attorney and we discussed it an awful lot while I was growing up. It took me years to integrate this with the profound ways my world view was permanently transformed because of having attended the famous Woodstock music festival when I was 15. Reconciling what I learned from being at Woodstock with what I learned from my father is part the untold story behind why my books have won awards in such a wide range of categories. It also helped that my mother was a published poet and I was the Executive Editor of my university’s newspaper as an undergraduate.)
  • I’ve designed approximately 100 training & certification programs since 1972, ranging in length from 2 hours to 5 days, and have provided keynotes, training programs & mentoring in 7 countries on 3 continents in virtually all major aspect of Human Potential. Among many other topics, I have taught courses on the psychology of converting life energy into money by combining my psychological expertise with what my Dad taught me as a CPA & Tax Attorney (this is what he did to actually make a living as an attorney). And I have also long been recognized as a leading expert in Energy Psychology methods, Anger Literacy skills, and the archetypes of human development, leadership, and healthy masculinity.
  • I’ve co-founded, led, consulted to, and served on boards of for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations. This includes businesses, nonprofits, healthcare & mental health organizations, educational institutions, and governance groups. I have also played central roles in turning siloed fields into collaborative ones.
  • I’m Co-Head of Faculty for a large international entrepreneur development organization that’s been in existence for 25+ years (CEO Space International) and a Lead Faculty member with the California Institute for Human Science.
  • I’ve mentored & trained people in governance leadership roles, from local politicians to World Trade Organization ambassadors.
  • I have a long history in integrative wellness leadership, starting when I was an administrator for the first integrative health & medicine organization in the 1970s and going on to become founding president of an integrative psychology organization in the late 1990s.
  • I was the first recipient of a leadership award that was named in my honor back in 2001.
  • Radio & TV Reports named me America’s Integrity Expert in 2008, and in addition to having given literally hundreds of media interviews, I’ve been featured in Forbes 15 times and counting.

As I look back on my unusually varied career trajectory now that I’m in my early 60s, it now seems quite clear that I’ve been groomed all along to play a major role in birthing Unified Human Potential, no? Best of all, I’m really excited to invite you to become a free Charter Member of a Unified Human Potential resource I’m creating that I’ll tell you about and link you to a little further below.


Unified Human Development Includes…


  • Self-care habits & financial wellbeing
  • Purpose, passion & authenticity
  • Collaboration effectiveness in personal & work relationships
  • Entrepreneur effectiveness & job fulfillment
  • Impact effectiveness in helping to bring about a better world
  • Leadership effectiveness
  • Personal integrity & social responsibility 

And instead of using hypnotic over-selling, Unified Human Potential helps people immunize themselves against being manipulated by covert manipulative selling methods & political spin. Integrated Training Includes…

  • Inspiration & motivation
  • Mindsets & roadmaps
  • HeartSpiritMindBody-expansion experiences
  • Skills & procedures for removing blocks that sabotage the ability to remain fully aligned with desired beliefs & habits
  • Accountability that enables consistent use of these skills & procedures in daily life to attain desired results at home, at work, and in other activities that create positive impact in the world
  • Informed consent in place of manipulative hypnotic “manufactured consent” selling
  • Instead of over-relying on situational highs, these expansion experiences are used to help people open doors that they understand will only come to remain permanently open through skills training & accountability procedures. 

Strategic Integrated Self-Development™: Human Potential 2.0!

Unified Human Potential is about being empowered to live your life at the level of your highest intentions instead of at the level of your psychological baggage & skills limitations. Positive thinking by itself is simply not enough to achieve this. Blocks to fully embracing desired beliefs often must first be dissolved before we can fully align with & consistently act from our desired beliefs.

Strategic Self-Development™ is treating your life with the same level of planning & high leverage implementation that effective leaders use to manage their venture’s strategic planning process. Strategic Self-Development™ is not a pie-in-the-sky pipe dream. Neither is Unified Human Potential. These are what I’ve long referred to as an Education in Being Human We Always Needed & Never Got™ and as Self-Development That Serves Us All.™

Isn’t it time for you to step up into Human Potential 2.0? After having received recognition and awards in just about every area of Human Potential over the course of my 40+ year career, my focus is now on trailblazing the emergence of what I have come to call “Unified Human Potential” and Strategic Self-Development™.

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