Join me on Catch Your Spirit as we welcome Kevin Hancock, author of Not For Sale: Finding Center in the Land of Crazy Horse.
His book is a unique iconoclastic memoir that traces one businessman’s journey deep into Indian country, and even deeper into his own soul. In a corporate world hallmarked by the never-ending quest for bigger, better, more, this CEO of one of America’s oldest family businesses contemplates an organizational structure where the goal is to do less, not more. In a 24/7 internet- wired world consumed with roles, responsibilities, and external accomplishments, Kevin learns to look inward for meaning and purpose. Through a series of successive, solo trips to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Kevin learns the following powerful lessons:
We all come from a tribe, and while the pull of the past is strong, the soul is here to individuate.
Leadership in the new Aquarian Age is about doing less, not more. Those who hold the power often overreach; they go too far.
Busyness is not living, and personal growth lies in looking inward, not outward.
The boundaries that have been set to divide people are not real. In the end, we’re all one tribe.
In a modern-day adventure strikingly similar to the ancient Lakota Vision Quest rite, Kevin separates from his own tribe for the purpose of seeking a deeper sense of self.
He comes to be thankful for the partial loss of his own speaking voice as he learns it was his soul’s way of getting him to stop working, stop leading, stop caretaking.