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by David Sibbet

Coping with Uncertainty

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


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

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 ...

by Amy Lenzo

And the Hits Keep Coming

(image) This variety of rose – I can’t remember her name – is a bit shy and you have to tip ...

The Miracle of Life

(image) It’s almost like clockwork – every Spring, no matter how long it’s been since I last posted, I ...

by Alan Briskin

The Power of Fields

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 ...

Karen Wilhelm Buckley
by Karen Wilhelm Buckley

Mary Gelinas
by Mary Gelinas

The Gifts and Challenges of Generative Listening

The first time I was listened to, really listened to, was a revelation. It happened in my mid-twenties while talking ...

Engender Psychological Safety at Work

Would you like to wield a magic wand and create a work environment in which people feel safe enough to ...

Potato Sack Chronicles
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 ...

Kathia Lazlo
by Kathia Lazlo

My thoughts

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

by Rob Eskridge

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 ...