• Leading change: First in the subtle, then in the world.

    by  • October 9, 2015 • 0 Comments

    by ancaspari If you want to lead change – personal, organizational or societal – you have to know intimately how change works. This includes experiential clarity in knowing how to overcome – and help overcome – resistance towards change. It also includes knowing the ever so subtle, almost unnoticeable shifts in your own inner...

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    The Blind Spot: Uncovering the Grammar of the Social Field

    by  • June 8, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Otto Scharmer’s blog below deserves great consideration and discussion.   Otto Scharmer    This blog is a bit longer than usual. But if you are interested in the invisible dimension of leading profound social change — and in a blend of action science and consciousness to illuminate that blind spot — it may be worth the read....

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    3 Ways Embracing Curiosity Can Change Your Life

    by  • April 19, 2015 • 0 Comments

    EVER WONDER WHAT CURIOSITY CAN DO FOR YOU? AUTHOR WARREN BERGER LOOKS AT HOW THE TENDENCY TO WONDER IS A SECRET TO SUCCESS. WRITTEN BY Warren Berger Brian Grazer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood, with film credits that include Splash, A Beautiful Mind, and Apollo 13, along with TV hits such as “24,” “Arrested...

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    5 Questions for Gar Alperovitz

    by  • April 17, 2015 • 0 Comments

    by Scott Gast (Orion Magazine) The Next System Project is an effort to “think boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic difficulties facing the United States.” Can you tell us more about it? It is increasingly obvious to many people that the United States is in a period of social, political,...

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    Relearning the Art of Asking Questions

    by  • March 30, 2015 • 1 Comment

      Tom Pohlmann Neethi Mary Thomas Proper questioning has become a lost art. The curious four-year-old asks a lot of questions — incessant streams of “Why?” and “Why not?” might sound familiar — but as we grow older, our questioning decreases. In a recent poll of more than 200 of our clients, we found...

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    Flourishing inTolerance by John Scherer

    by  • March 24, 2015 • 0 Comments

    As those who work with evolutionary development tag inclusion as the basic capacity promoting growth, blogs such as John Scherer’s here take on greater import.  cgb Posted on 01.24.15 http://scherercenter.com/uncategorized/flourishing-intolerance/ Several things prompted me to write this piece: An extraordinary client who is one of the most open-minded persons I have ever had the privilege...

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    Eight Acupuncture Points for Transforming Capitalism

    by  • March 19, 2015 • 0 Comments

    Otto Scharmer  www.ottoscharmer.com Posted: 06/15/2014 9:05 pm EDT Updated: 08/15/2014 5:59 am EDT I’m just returning from the annual BALLE conference in Oakland. BALLE (the Business Association for Local Living Economies), is the fastest-growing network of sustainable and value-based enterprises in North America. It was founded some fourteen years ago, but the origins of this networked grassroots movement go back...

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    A Friendship, A Love, A Rescue by PARKER J. PALMER

    by  • January 8, 2015 • 0 Comments

    “…I stand among you as one who offers a small message of hope, that first, there are always people who dare to seek on the margin of society, who are not dependent on social acceptance, not dependent on social routine, and prefer a kind of free-floating existence under a state of risk. And among...

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    Eight Weeks to a Better Brain

    by  • November 29, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Harvard  Gazette   http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/01/eight-weeks-to-a-better-brain/ January 21, 2011 By Sue McGreevey, MGH Communications Participating in an eight-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress. In a study that will appear in the Jan. 30 issue of Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, a team led by...

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