Timeless Wisdom Council
“Team Advisory Board”
Dusty Staub ∞ Team Executive Strategist
Dusty has worked for over 30 years with executives, families, and communities as well as with private and public companies. He has trained and coached executives and teams in creating high performance outcomes. Dusty has been a pioneer in the process of creating systemic accountability by aligning leadership and group behaviors with strategy to produce bottom-line results. He has worked and traveled extensively in Europe and the United States. He is the author of The Heart of Leadership: Twelve Practices of Courageous Leaders, released in an updated, revised edition in paperback and The 7 Acts of Courage: Bold Leadership for a Wholehearted Life. He has written over two hundred articles on topics such as leadership, team-based creativity, personal mastery, team effectiveness, personal effectiveness and business strategy and writes a bi-weekly column for the Triad Business Journal. www.staubleadership.com
James Scheinberg CIMA®, AIFA®, PRP ∞ Chief Investment Officer
Born and raised in the North Suburbs of Chicago, Jim Scheinberg came to Southern California in 1987 to pursue his B.A. in Political Science at University of California, Los Angeles. He achieved the Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation in 2001 from The Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA®) in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania. He has also earned the Accredited Investment FiduciaryTM(AIF®) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary AnalystTM (AIFA®) designations, awarded by the Center for Fiduciary Studies, which is associated with the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Jim is one of the first 100 professionals to earn the PLANSPONSOR Retirement Professional designation (PRP) from PLANSPONSOR Institute and sits on the Steering Committee of The Center for Due Diligence. Jim is a quoted resource by journalists and a regular speaker at industry conferences. He also serves as an expert witness for national ERISA litigation. www.npier.com
Michael Rice ∞ Bioarchitect
Michael is an award winning bioarchitect. He studied at the School of Architecture in University College Dublin, specializing in bioarchitecture, sacred geometry, natural design and sustainable living.
Michael is considered by many to be the world leader in bioarchitecture, which can be defined as the art and science of designing spaces and building structures which create, support and enhance life and living systems. He has designed over 400 buildings based on these harmonic principles, from meditation huts, to homes and community spaces of every shape and form.
Enjoying a background in martial arts, natural design and construction, he has traveled extensively to learn, teach and develop his skills. His knowledge of the Science of Creation offers deep insight into how the shapes of our dreams, thoughts and emotions create our worlds. He teaches bioarchitecture, Sacred Geometry and Coherent Emotion’ internationally, and has gained a reputation as a dynamic and playfully enthusiastic presenter. www.bioarchitecture.ie
Bruce Connors ∞ Juris Doctor
Bruce counsels small and medium-sized businesses, and their owners, in the purchase and sale of businesses, organization of corporations and limited liability companies, shareholders and partnership agreements, business financing, planning for and resolving business problems. Bruce was selected by his peers for North Carolina Business magazine’s “Legal Elite” in 2011 in the business attorney category.
He holds an undergraduate degree from Duke University, a master’s degree from George Washington University and a law degree from Wake Forest University. http://www.connorslegal.com/partners.php
Christine E. Staub, M.D. completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 1987. Her work led her from mainstream to integrative health care, and then to her current interest in the healing power of community. She is a Firekeeper within the Sacred Fire Community, Program Chair for Ancient Wisdom Rising, a Circle Guide for the Toltec Center for Creative Intent, and a Plant Spirit Medicine practitioner. Dr. Staub is quick to say that her husband Dusty, and her three wonderful children, have been her greatest source of learning and joy.
Lila Cari Bivona ∞ Bliss Agent and Holistic Educator
Lila Cari Bivona, has a Masters in Leadership for Sustainability, and is the visionary of the Divine Playground and the Dream Awakening Circus Free School. The Divine Playground is playfully seeding the field of a New Earth paradigm in transformational media, performance, and education. Lila is a land steward in Costa Rica where another inspired education center will ground, and is inspired by the expansive potential that Kauai holds as a birthing container and template for new paradigm learning laboratories and playgrounds. Lila excels at creative systems design, cocreation technologies, and curriculum development for empowering brilliant awakening potential and thriving abundant culture. Lila is also a founding member of the nonprofit TreeKaya team, templating and cocreating healthy, peaceful, and joyful global communities and empowerment festivals.
Jake Ducey ∞ Prosperity Generator
Jake Ducey is a highly networked twenty-year-old author, speaker/seminar leader, activist, certified Yoga instructor, and poet who has devoted himself to reconstructing our world by the power of three: Passion-Power-Purpose. Since 2012 Jake has traveled to Guatemala, Australia, Indonesia, and Thailand. In 2011 he raised funds to build a school in San Marcos, near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. He also raised the funds for a home to accommodate orphans who are taken care of by a Quiché Maya Shaman in San Marcos. Since beginning his odyssey of world travels, including discoveries with the Maya, Australian entrepreneurs, and Thai Monks, he has come to work with Youth Wellness Network and author two books. His works include:
Into the Wind; My Six-Month Journey Wandering the World for Life’s Purpose (Release: TBD)
Co-Author of “The Rise,” with New York Times Bestselling author Greg Reid (Release: late spring/summer 2012)
Laura Fox ∞ Visionary World-Bridger
Laura is the founder of Visionary Culture & Anchor The Dream, as well as Best of Raw & Raw Alliance. She is an author, speaker, workshop facilitator, and Law of Attraction Coach / Consultant assisting individuals and organizations incorporate the power of visioning and resonance practices. Laura is the Editor of the One Becoming One weekly newsletter and co-founder of OBO Radio: The Heart of It All.
As an Event Producer, Laura co-produced Earth Day SF and ONE: The Event in 2011, and executive produced Best of Raw Cacao Contests & The Sustainable Feast Chef Showcase in 2010; the food area of “2012 Quantum Leap” in 2009; the Raw Union Festival, Raw Games and Harmony Festival Ecovillage in 2008; the Raw Spirit Festival in 2007, and more. Bridging the worlds of Consciousness, Sustainability & Health Laura is a pioneer in and advocate for new paradigm living.