Featured Member Blogs

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Karen Wilhelm Buckley
by Karen Wilhelm Buckley

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 ...

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 ...