Seeking One Courageous Business Owner

One place has come free for a courageous Business Owner on the Dynamic Truth Process Program in Hertfordshire, UK on 17-19 July. Film + Truth + Purpose …

You Have No Reason to Hate Me

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Images, News, Soul of America
You Have No Reason to Hate Me

In this journey that lies before me to find and witness the #SoulOfAmerica, I imagine there will be challenging times. Included in this will be the cameras exposure to the subject of racism and hate. Because it exists. Sometimes visible, often hidden.

As we travel the country, I imagine the camera will end up catching its visceral experience from both sides. The giver of hate, and its unwilling recipient. Having such experience in the full exposure of light for all to see beyond simply the idea of it will be useful at the very least.

An image from the ‘Square Portrait’ Soul of America Series … …

For UK Business Owners and Coaches

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Events, News, Soul of Business

Imagine three days of utter immersion with a small truly courageous group of business owners examining the vast depths of why you do what you do, so that we are able to capture the essence of that on film. That is the Dynamic Truth Process Program. We have a place remaining in the UK in July. You and I would need to speak …

Soul Biographies in Amsterdam for the First Time

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Behind the Film, Events, News

I am coming to Amsterdam. This is what I emailed to everyone on the Film List in the Netherlands and Belgium …

The US Congress Should Pay Attention to Evelyn

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Films, News, Soul of America

On this particular day, I imagine US Leadership might do well to listen to these few minutes of Evelyn, 98.

#HouseOfRepresentatives #Senate #USCongress

‘I have been so fortunate in my 98 years but now I look at my country and I’m almost ashamed that we let such hypocrites make decisions for the masses of people who are good. But I am here for something. I am not ready to go. What an opportunity a human life is.’

See the 2 minute film …

Raw, Unchecked, Truthful American Inner Voices

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Events, Films, News, Soul of America
Raw, Unchecked, Truthful American Inner Voices

Raw, unchecked, truthful inner voices from the Tucson leg of the Soul of America Tour. Hate to Compassion, Overwhelm to Fierce Love, Profound Sadness and more …

Mr Askew I Believe You Might Be An Itinerant Confessor

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in News, Soul of America

Last Summer I spent a week on an Island in British Colombia with a gang of unacceptable thinkers. Unacceptable to the status quo that is. During dinner one evening RUPERT SHELDRAKE, the renowned and unacceptable Biologist, stopped the conversation at the table with these few words ‘Mr Askew, I believe you might be an itinerant confessor.’

I’m off to Tucson tomorrow on the first leg of the search for the SOUL OF AMERICA. Perhaps Rupert was right. Perhaps my role is as an itinerant confessor. To the inner voice of a Nation. Witnessed and caught on film for all to see.

Twelve Years a Film Maker

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in News

Twelve Years ago today I picked up the camera for the first time. With no idea why, how or in service of what. But knowing is knowing. Its experience is far beyond wanting or believing …

The American Voice We Ignore

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in News, Soul of America
The American Voice We Ignore

I recently heard an intelligent radio program. About the divide in America and what might be done to bring the Nation together. You know the type of considered program. Intelligent views from a number of ‘sides’. But they were views. They were opinions. They absorbed the mind in extravagant possibility. But views and opinions shall never recognize their opposites. They shall never resolve conflict. At best they might agree to live alongside each other. To tolerate …

A First Step into the Soul of America

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in News, Soul of America

Tuscon, next week. I am thinking that this is one of my more unhinged ideas. I have made the decision to capture the Soul of America on film.

I have an idea that to find the Soul of anything one needs to get utterly lost. To simply start somewhere, and take each step as it appears. And so I have picked a random City in which to start. Somewhere I have never been, somewhere where I know close to no-one …

The Soul of America Nationwide Tour is Coming to Tucson Arizona

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Events, News, Soul of America

The Soul of America Nationwide Tour is coming to Tucson, Arizona.

26-30 April 2017.

More details to come …

How to Embed a Soul Biography on Your Social Media

Posted by on Mar 22, 2017 in Films, News

For those who feel brave enough to want to post a Soul Biography Film on their social media accounts and have it play directly there (FaceBook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc). Here are the simple instructions … Simply find the film on my VIMEO Account and take the film specific URL then paste that into your post, and Hey Presto the player embeds in the post. Feel free to introduce with your own words.

This is How an Organization Could Shoot Video

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in News, Organizations, Soul of Business

Video shot for websites in explanation of an organization’s work in the world is most often so obvious. So obviously selling you on an idea, if not something more concrete. So obviously disconnected.

When one understands the mechanics of authenticity on film, one can set out to bring life to important work without letting oneself down. Without the disability of in-congruence.

I’m in Germany next week doing just this. Defining the arc of an organization’s work and what message will help its true understanding. Then filming over the week for just that, amongst the under current of human presence. It is an art worth knowing. It will bring in the audience that previously couldn’t see, couldn’t connect, on account of the confines of so many inadequate words.

This will be a full and glorious week of immersion, connected people and creativity in film. A true exploration and discovery in service to a grand purpose.

If these few words define your challenge in some fashion, we should speak.

The Search for the Soul of America Has Taken a First Step

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in News, Soul of America
The Search for the Soul of America Has Taken a First Step

This transformational journey of sheer exploration is just getting underway. I have a distinct notion of where and how to look, but exploration is exploration. It has to suspend all believe and opinion, then venture down blind alleys and around darkened corners in order to find truth …

The Invitation

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in Audio, Events, News, Soul Biographies Experience

It’s 2am. You’re wide awake.
Feeling alone. Unseen.
And inexplicably lost.

Discontent despite all
that you have around you.

The people. Your life.
Your dreams.

You wear a face that tells
the world you’re OK,
but you’re not.
You’re bone achingly tired
from the relentless
game of belonging.

You long for a meaningful place
in the world. And to
belong without condition.
Without struggle.

You long to be seen …

What to Expect on a Soul Biographies Experience Retreat

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Events, News, Soul Biographies Experience

I am running an Intro Call entitled ‘What to Expect on a Soul Biographies Experience Retreat’. To give a sense of our time together, and how it might help you. All question answered.

Tuesday 27th December 2016. 8pm UK Time, 2pm US Central. For 30 minutes.

Here are the details …

This is Important. This Might Be Us.

Posted by on Oct 9, 2016 in News, Words

As I wander this world, I experience a depth and openness in people. A way of being together. But I’m struck by the most common of responses to such experience. An isolating juxtaposition. It is painful, often admitted and it is lonely. It goes something like this …

Words by Way of an Invitation

I wrote these few words by way of general invitation to all Soul Biographies Programs;

To truly bear witness to another allows for a voice that seems rare in this age. A voice that doesn’t set out to convince the world of right and wrong. A voice that starts without knowing where it might end up. A voice alive with truth and vulnerability, that travels without fear of consequence. The unfiltered voice of the human soul. The strength and wisdom of such a voice can change the course of a life. Even an organization. This time is about such a voice. This is where we will go …

Washington DC Soul Biographies Method Day

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Events, Films, News
Washington DC Soul Biographies Method Day

Finally details are up for this immersive Soul Biographies Method Day. Built around the practical experience of live filming in the Soul Biographies Method. See the short audio film …

A Free to Use Coaches and Trainers Resource

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016 in News

The Soul Biographies Collection has recently become a free to use Coaches and Trainers Resource …

A Book of Poetry, Finally

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in News, Poetry, Words
A Book of Poetry, Finally

I’ve been writing poems, or perhaps aphorisms, for more than a few years. They have appeared in many books, just not my own. I never seem to have made the time. I’m with a publisher tomorrow …

PTSD + Navy Seal

Posted by on Jul 9, 2016 in Images, News
PTSD + Navy Seal

I took this Portrait of Christopher Maher at a recent Soul Biographies Retreat. He is an ex Navy Seal turned Healer, out of necessity. We are planning to investigate how we might work on PTSD together.

Sister Jenna Radio Interview and Washington DC Live Events

Sister Jenna Radio Interview and Washington DC Live Events

A Radio Interview. What might be the experience of filming Donald Trump, and more. And news of Washington DC Events 30th November and 1st December.

Dallas Film Night this Friday

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in News

A close up evening of Soul Biographies and the experience behind the making of them. In a most extraordinary private residence. A converted church. Hosted by well known Dallas Entrepreneur. Soul Biographies viewers welcome …

New ‘Conflict Series’ Film Just Out

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Films, News
New ‘Conflict Series’ Film Just Out

‘… if we were to lose these few things that we have left I think it would be a blow that we may not be able to recover from. Maybe the tribes would just blow away to the four directions.’

A brand new film from the Klamath Conflict Series is just out …

JOIN THE SEARCH FOR
SOUL OF AMERICA + CLICK

JOIN THE SEARCH