The GLEN is a global learning community...

...sharing the purpose of evolving the methods and practices of collaboration within and across organizations, communities, and cultures to better address the central challenges of our time. This community supports member camaraderie, peer learning, dialogic exchanges, and collaborative action. The GLEN is supported by The Grove Consultants International.

DavidSibbet.com
by David Sibbet

Can We Pivot Toward Hope?

In politics a “pivot” is a turn in another direction. Lots of different turning is called “spinning.” When we stop ...

Coping with Uncertainty

“We’ve been expecting the s____t to hit the fan,” said one of the participants on the third Zoom ...

GiselaWendling.com
by Gisela Wendling

Turning Toward One Another in A Time of Crisis

The more I try to grasp the many dimensions of the global crisis that has so fundamentally changed our ...

Responding to the Global Emergency from the Inside Out

A heightened sense of interconnectedness of our human community is awakening around the world. It is an interconnectedness that ...

alanbriskin.com
by Alan Briskin

Noetic Leadership

Noetic leadership is a visionary concept with ancient roots. When Claire Lachance, CEO of the Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS), ...

The Power of Fields

For the first time in quite a while, I am moved to consider a book project, something I do with ...

We Dialogue
by Amy Lenzo

Thank you, Abe!

Abe Greenspoon was a participant in a course Rowan Simonsen and I just hosted as Beehive Productions called A Grounded ...

Visual Facilitation Field Guide: A Book Sprint

(image) A couple of weeks ago now I spent three full days in San Francisco at the Grove Consultants International ...

Mary Gelinas
by Mary Gelinas

What Life Expects of Me

Roger James and I were taking a glorious walk in the early morning sun around the Arcata Marsh. We had ...

Break Apart or Build Bridges

john a. powell, professor of Law, African American and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley, made the astute observation that in ...

Conbrio Blog
by Bill Bancroft

KWA Transitional Leadership

For KWA construction, Conbrio Managing Principal Bill Bancroft worked with the owner to prepare and finally transfer leadership to ...

City of Mesquite

What makes a great place to live, work and play?  Answering such a challenge is called Placemaking. And there ...

Magenta Wisdom
by Kathia Laszlo

Karen Wilhelm Buckley
by Karen Wilhelm Buckley

Embrace Disturbance: The Best Way to Look without Flinching

Some days, it’s difficult to name the disturbances without focusing blame in a single direction, denying the extent of ...

Leveraging the Learnings of Change

A fundamental axiom of change is that we are constantly faced with the unknown. Sometimes we need to do the ...

Rob Eskridge
by Growth Management Center

Dad invented the Turkey Roast

Happy Thanksgiving with a touch of business history

Dad Invented the Turkey Roast

When I was a boy, we lived in St. Louis, where Dad worked for the Ralston Purina Company.  They had ...