I know this week’s blog will be somewhat hypocritical. That is because although we at Skillful MIND certify our leaders to ensure a minimum level of knowledge, I also think that many of us have gone a little over the top in chasing those bits of paper.

When I sit in front of a good teacher who teaches from experience and with humble authority, I feel that this is so much more powerful than knowing they have certificates behind them. Let me explain in more detail.