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DavidSibbet.com
by David Sibbet

THINKING ABOUT SURVIVAL—Step-by-Step

We humans are cooking ourselves. It was 108 degrees Fahrenheit in Paris and Germany in early August—the first temperatures over 100 ...

Working for the Apps

I’ve read about Uber and Lyft, autonomous vehicles and how A.I. is transforming the world. In California arguments ...

GiselaWendling.com
by Gisela Wendling

Recovering an Indigenous View of the World: The Sundance – Post 2

The Sundance Ceremony of the North American Great Plains People (which includes territories of the Cree people in Canada) ...

Recovering An Indigenous View of the World: Reflections on A Cree Sundance – Post 1

* How can a person immersed in western society recover an indigenous worldview? What are the ways that indigenous and ...

alanbriskin.com
by Alan Briskin

A Leadership That Embraces Uncertainty and Emergence

What we need more than shouting our answers out loud is a quiet confidence in not knowing. We need better ...

The Practice of Unfolding Wisdom

Note from the authors: We, Alan Briskin and Kathia Laszlo, have been in deep exploration on Unfolding Wisdom as part ...

We Dialogue
by Amy Lenzo

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 ...

“Real Life”

(image) Humberto Maturana says (and I’m paraphrasing here) that language creates reality, and I agree. It’s for that ...

Mary Gelinas
by Mary Gelinas

Sussing Out Our Sense of Superiority

Our judging brains are powerful things. Within nanoseconds of seeing or meeting someone, we decide whether or not we like ...

Taking Responsibility For Your Attention

There’s a lot to be worried about these days. Fires in the Amazon Forest, rising tensions in the Middle ...

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

My thoughts

Finding my voice has been an ongoing process... the process of discovering my authentic self. I have come to appreciate ...

Karen Wilhelm Buckley
by Karen Wilhelm Buckley

The Role of a Growth Mindset in Personal Power and Influence

Our mind is a powerful thing. A positive mindset frees us to be bold, take risks and trust ourselves with ...

Give Me 5 Minutes and I'll Change Your Mindset

Of the two blue circles above, which one is larger?

Rob Eskridge
by Growth Management Center

Strategic Crossroads Issues

When it’s time to update your strategic plan, get started by identifying the Crossroads Issues. They’re the business ...

Video Version: Strategic Planning Kickoff DO’s and DONT’s