Revitalizing the Humanities

Revitalizing the Humanities: a Conversation with Roger Malina, Bill Moulton, and Julian Gresser I Painting and Music Attribution The School of Athens was painted by Raphael and is displayed in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City Musical excerpts: Vivaldi Concerto Grosso D-minor L’Estro Armonico D. Buxtehude– Alles, was ihr tut, BuxWV 4 Mozart Symphony 41 in C-major K […]

Conversation with Grandmaster Li Junfeng

Highlights of the Conversation with Grandmaster Li Junfeng For a 2015 conversation please click HERE. (Featured image Heavenly Waterfall © 2022 by Julian Gresser)

Conversation with Grandmaster Li Junfeng – Origin of Big Heart

Note to our Readers: Qigong Grand Master Li Junfeng is a living exemplar of Laughing Heart’s exuberant vitality. At 78 he is as spry as a mountain goat. He travels around the world and according to him is never jet lagged even after 20 hour flights. As all true masters he is continuously learning and […]

The Trigger Method: A Powerful Way to Assess the Leverage of Strategic Industries and Technologies in Economic Growth and Job Creation

The Trigger Method (in Japanese: hikigane shiho) (The Trigger Method PDF) was conceived during a two- year research project and special cross disciplinary course conducted by Professor Julian Gresser at the Harvard Law School and MIT’s Program on Science, Technology, and Society between 1982-1984. It was part of a book Partners in Prosperity—Strategic Industries for the U.S. and […]

Big Heart Intelligence in Healthy Workplaces and Sustainable Communities

Following recent advances linking green design and a Well Building Standard™ that are reported to enhance cognitive function, the author passionately advocates a bold new concept of “Big Heart Intelligence (BHI). BHI will transform how we design, build, and engage in healthier, more sustainable workplaces and living environments, and catch the wave of the next […]

What makes BHI Different from EQ or Emotional Intelligence?

Question: What are the most important differences between BHI and positive psychology, emotional intelligence, and empathy?  Response: Positive psychology is a branch of psychology that emphasizes the virtues of reprogramming the brain toward positive thinking, which results in adaptive and resilient neuro-pathways. Shawn Anchor in an important book The Happiness Advantage extols the wide range of benefits that accrue […]