Very often, I find myself lashing out at someone I intended to help. The expectation that my generosity would require only a certain amount of effort, and would lead to a predictable payoff, is the culprit. How can I practice a Beginner’s Mind that has no expectations?

(This is a dharma talk version of my PloneConf 2017 keynote in Barcelona. The keynote was aimed at programmers, this is for Zen students.)