Dianne Michels
Dianne Michels
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Workplace Architect
Possibility Partners Unleashing Potential

Dianne Michels is a purpose-driven Human Resources Futurist who is committed to unlocking the power of Human Resources to unleash the potential of Human Beings. In this possibility, Dianne is committed to shifting the workplace paradigm from a focus on performance management to a focus on unleashing people’s potential. The importance of business results does not change, but HOW they are achieved is dramatically altered!

Her 30+ years of experience, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to major Chicago not-for-profits, along with international public relations firms, entrepreneurial startups, and family-owned businesses, has enabled her to observe firsthand how human beings in an organization impact the organizational dynamics and infrastructures... and vice versa.

Dianne’s 3 ½ years as the Chief Possibility Officer with YWCA Metropolitan Chicago enabled her to experience the impact this paradigm shift had on people’s ability to co-create and participate in ways that ignited conversation, collaboration, and community. She imagines workplaces in the future where everyone’s relationship to work is experienced as an opportunity to thrive vs. a duty to survive as the norm vs. the exception.

For more information about reimagining the workplace visit: possibilitypartners.org

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Evelyn Underhill and Mystical Expression

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Evolution, Intuition and Reincarnation in the Philosophy of Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Elevating Your Consciousness

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The Battle of Science and Spirituality in the Western World

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Inner Freedom and Universal Awareness (Virtual)

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Discover the Magic of Meditation

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Miracle of Meditation Private Oracle Readings

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The Miracle of Meditation Oracle Sessions

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Shifting Identity to Transform Spiritual Practice

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Exploring the Mystery of Collective Awakening

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The Miracle of Meditation 30-Day

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Three Profound Shifts in Consciousness

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Awakening in Multiple Dimensions

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No Place But Home

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Mastermind Weekend

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The Path of Spiritual Breakthrough

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The Breakthrough Intensive Lecture Series One

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The Breakthrough Intensive Lecture Series Two

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The Breakthrough Intensive Lecture Series Three

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Emotional Clarity: The Key to Conscious Communication

Have you ever wondered how it is possible to deceive yourself? Sometimes when we’re challenged and under pressure we find

Jeff Carreira

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I, Kosmos: A Novel. Chapter Two

Jeff Carreira writes transdimensional fiction. His novels use the powerful medium of story to illuminate the mysterious ways in which

Jeff Carreira

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I, Kosmos: A Novel. Chapter One

Jeff Carreira writes transdimensional fiction. His novels use the powerful medium of story to illuminate the mysterious ways in which

Jeff Carreira

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The Gift of Spiritual Abundance Part Two

The Gift of Spiritual Abundance: Five Principles for Being Happy and Fulfilled Right Now reveals five principles that can bring

Jeff Carreira

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The Gift of Spiritual Abundance Part One

The Gift of Spiritual Abundance: Five Principles for Being Happy and Fulfilled Right Now reveals five principles that can bring

Jeff Carreira

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H. P. Lovecraft: My Second Spiritual Teacher

In this audio I read my introduction to Seven Stories by H. P. Lovecraft; Real Dreaming and Cosmic Awareness. You

Jeff Carreira

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Exploring the Nature of Transdimensional Fiction: Stories and the Transition into a New Self

For the past twenty years, I’ve been teaching the practice of meditation and guiding people into the experience of spiritual

Jeff Carreira

  • Evelyn Underhill
  • H. P. Lovecraft
  • Jeffrey J. Kripal
  • Philip K. Dick
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Transdimensional Awakening – The Very First Page

This morning I started writing the second novel in the Transdimensional Series, called Transdimensional Awakening. I am very excited about

Jeff Carreira

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Dreamed Awake – Lucid Dreaming, Tulpas and Mystical Wisdom

The novel Dreamed Awake starts with two characters who are heroes of mine. One is the Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa,

Jeff Carreira

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e-Ternity: The Story of My Life

The novel e-Ternity is about a mysterious app that appears suddenly on the main character’s phone. His quest to figure

Jeff Carreira

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Your Gift To Give

In this video Jeff Carreira describes spiritual abundance as the state in which we perpetually recognize the inherent fullness of

Jeff Carreira

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We Are Cosmic Beings

This video asks you to question why you are seeking for spiritual fulfillment in the first place? Do you really

Jeff Carreira

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Retrocausality and the Cover of Transdimensional Crossing

It seems that sometimes a cover initiates a novel. That was the case with my first novel Transdimensional Crossing. You

Jeff Carreira

  • retrocausality
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Science Fiction and Spiritual Awakening: Exploring the transformative power of speculative story telling

In this unusual audio recording you will explore one of the more curious edges of philosophy and learn that during

Jeff Carreira

  • Jeffrey J. Kripal
  • Richard Rorty
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Metaphorical Language and the Creation of Reality

In this video Jeff speaks about how reality is shaped by how we talk about it, and goes on to

Jeff Carreira

  • Gary Lachman
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Real Meditation Starts with Surrender

Spiritual liberation and awakening are very real and very attainable, but the truth is that sustaining our access to these

Jeff Carreira

  • meditation
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The Sociology of the Impossible

In this clip Jeff Carreira and Dr. Jeffrey J. Kripal speak about the many different ways that new possibilities are

Jeff Carreira

  • Jeffrey J. Kripal
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Transdimensional Crossing – Afterward

I decided to write my first work of fiction because I’ve come to believe we are the authors of reality

Jeff Carreira

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Contexts of Mutual Learning

In this audio clip Nora Bateson discusses why living systems cannot be effectively understood by modeling them because living systems

Jeff Carreira

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  • Nora Bateson
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What is an Artist of Possibility?

In this audio clip Jeff Carreira asks the question, “How can we see beyond the current paradigm?” and goes on

Jeff Carreira

  • H. P. Lovecraft
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Awareness Beyond the Surface of Mind

Spiritual liberation and awakening are very real and very attainable, but the truth is that sustaining our access to these

Jeff Carreira

  • freedom
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How to Tolerate the Weirdness of Reality with Timothy Morton

This audio clip features Dr. Timothy Morton of Rice University discussing the strange way in which humanity’s efforts to solve

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Turiya – The Fourth State of Consciousness

This short clip was taken from a four session class with Jeff Carreira, called ‘The Miracle of Self-Realization: An Introduction

Jeff Carreira

  • Ramana Maharshi
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Surrender, Kundalini and Inner Spiritual Guidance

Spiritual paths, both traditional and alternative, in one way or another, always revolve around the call for surrender. Surrender means

Jeff Carreira

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Paradigm Shifting

Often people enter my work through my meditation classes and retreats. As their practice opens up into experiences of spiritual

Jeff Carreira

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Beyond the Current Paradigm

In this audio clip recorded during a public seminar, Jeff Carreira discusses the ideas and work of Dr. Jeffrey Kripal

Jeff Carreira

  • Jeffrey J. Kripal
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Dr. Tara Cuskley Speaks about Kundalini Awakening

This clip comes from a longer dialog Jeff Carreira had with Dr. Tara Cuskley about her profound Kundalini Awakening experience

Jeff Carreira

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New Paradigm Circles of Emergence

The first New Paradigm Circle of Emergence that inspired me was the circle of American Transcendentalists that gathered in the

Jeff Carreira

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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  • William James
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Movie Review: An Ecology of Mind

Some years ago I had the pleasure to attend a special pre-screening of a new film entitled An Ecology of

Jeff Carreira

  • Gregory Bateson
  • living systems
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Yoga and the Five Elements: Interview with Erin Aquin

In this interview, Erin talks about the Five Elements of Chinese Medicine and how she combines this ancient wisdom with

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