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.
by David Sibbet
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 ...
by Gisela Wendling
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 ...
by Alan Briskin
For the first time in quite a while, I am moved to consider a book project, something I do with ...Alienation, Authenticity and the Prophetic Voice
This post is a reflection inspired by an active dialogue between Kathia Laszlo and me, as we co-design our upcoming ...
by Amy Lenzo
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 ...
by Mary Gelinas
john a. powell, professor of Law, African American and Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley, made the astute observation that in ...Will It Have Been for Nothing?
Browsing our bookshelves, my eyes landed on “An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum.” She wrote these diaries in ...
by Bill Bancroft
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 ...
Karen Wilhelm Buckley
by Karen Wilhelm Buckley
A fundamental axiom of change is that we are constantly faced with the unknown. Sometimes we need to do the ...Love and Connection in a Time of Physical Distancing
In this time of physical distancing it’s easy to disconnect, isolate, hunker down, and wait for this to be ...