This year I fell in with some people under the influence of Theory U and the Art of Hosting, among other phenomena, training and experience.  I meet with some of them roughly monthly for a collective presencing lab.  I am glad about this development.

Once together, we settle into a circle, slow down, hold a common/given question, talk one at a time and strive to attend to what is uniquely ours:  what is in the middle.  Of particular interest is our future (not the futures of each one) as it arrives.

This activity we share feels so appropriate at this time, not only to me, I believe.  So much has been disconnected, isolated and rearranged (i.e., done) that restoration of balance must involve a commitment to connecting and discovering together both what may be shifted and what may be allowed to fade away.

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Weekly Cafe Calls

Regular Calls are no longer being held.  Below is the schedule that was maintained from the Fall of 2011 through Jan 10, 2013.

Mondays
"Vital Conversations" 

8-10a PDT | 11a-1p EDT | 3-5p GMT 

Tuesdays (except 10/16)
"Connect 2012"

1-3p PDT | 4-6p EDT | 8-10p GMT


Thursdays
"Occupy Heart" 

3-5p PDT | 6-8p EDT | 10p-12a GMT

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Fifteen years ago, I ran across a book, "100 Most Influential People in History," during one of my dalliances to my local Marin County bookstore. "Influential People" was one man's assessment on exactly that. But how he determined his rankings was the interesting part. They weren't always the reasons you would think. But after thinking about it, they made complete sense. For example:George Washington was ranked in the top 40 of all time. Understandable. But the reason why ... not so much. You…See More
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Leadership Ecology

When a Leadership Ecology occurs, a web of relationships emerges revealing each person’s authentic leadership qualities through the transfer of their power to others. When done in a conscious way – a shared collaborative awakening happens.See More
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