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Subtle Disruptors is a weekly podcast of down-to-earth and inspiring conversations with those who are having an amazing local and global impact through their work, in an under the radar way. Each conversation is recorded in a location that is significant to the story of the guest, from coworking spaces to cafes, train stations to bars. Series 1 is about the Subtle Disruptors of Melbourne, Australia.
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Jeffrey Slater: Alternative paths to expanding consciousness – SD58
2 days ago
How much change do you think you can handle? If it were possible for our species to experience a planet wide shift in consciousness, would we accept or resist this? Would the uncertainty of what the change would mean be too much for us, or would we put that fear aside and believe that it would be for our own good, and the good of our planet?
I have a suspicion that there is so much more available to us as individuals, as a species, and as an ecosystem, than we experience right now. In general our ability to incorporate new ideas and ways of being is incremental and slow, even though that seems to be accelerating over our lifetimes.
But while the speed of life is ever-increasing, and the development of new technologies and enhancements to our lives relentless, so much of the change they bring still seems to be harmful to this planet we live on, and brings disconnection rather than bliss.
I have a suspicion that we may come to a point where crisis, such as a climate crisis, or a mental health crisis, makes it much easier for us to consider the option and awaken us to the possibility of completely different ways of organising, being, and understanding.
Perhaps this is not quite the subtle disruption that is the theme of most episodes of this podcast, but it is the work of my guest for this week to help wake up humans from the confines of their current limited perception.
Jeffrey Slater calls himself an ‘innerpreneur’: a term he coined to describe the work he does in helping people transform themselves from the inside, and then allowing this to manifest externally through their businesses.
He is an author, speaker, and thought-leader who has shared stages with many a famous person and has his own success in business. He has also followed a spiritual path of meditation, self-help and inner transformation. But what he found during this process was that there was still something missing. Something that only seemed to open up to him through the assistance of the shamanic and consciousness opening plants.
According to Jeffrey there isn’t