The Butterfly Revolution Changing consciousness and behavior for a world for all

Broadcast on July 11, 2017
With Dr. Shariff Abdullah

We must transform our consciousness: from the devouring caterpillar to the beautiful butterfly. Real transformative change must come from those motivated by the dream of the butterfly, not the fear of the caterpillar.

Dr. Shariff Abdullah

Teacher, Consultant, Founder and Executive Director of Commonway Institute

Dr. Shariff Abdullah is an author and advocate for inclusivity and societal transformation. Shariff’s meta-vision and mission are simple: we can create a world that works for all beings. Shariff promotes heart-centered inclusivity, compassionate dialog, and a society based on visionary, localized and alternative economics and politics. His vision and work are informed by his inclusive spiritual practices, his growing up with racism and generational poverty, and his inclusivity experiences in over 100 distinct cultures, spanning 45 countries.

Consultant and Trainer: Shariff consults with organizations, including government agencies, businesses, schools/universities and social service organizations, helping them successfully navigate the challenges of “unseen culture”. Shariff has trained thousands of executives and managers in the skills and techniques of authentic, effective leadership. Wisdom Teacher: Shariff’s work is both practical and visionary. Shariff’s wisdom has been showcased in national and international venues like the Green Business Conference, Sustainable Bellingham and Green Festivals (in Washington, Chicago, Denver, Seattle and San Francisco); and Forum 2000 (Prague) and Century of Auschwitz (Krakow).

Shariff is a sought-after speaker and teacher for Consciousness and Human Potential organizations, as well as several international forums. Shariff's writings include: The Power of One: Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times, the award-winning Creating a World That Works for All, the visionary Seven Seeds for a New Society, a workbook entitled Practicing Inclusivity, and his latest work, a book of visionary fiction entitled The Chronicles of the Upheavals.