Featured Member Blogs

by David Sibbet


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 ...

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

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 ...

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?

Mary Gelinas
by Mary Gelinas

Taking a Stand

Decades ago, I took a stand for “meaningful conversations about things that matter so we can do good things for ...

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 ...

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

Strategic Crossroads Issues Example

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

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