Category Archives: Uncategorized

Sustainable Solutions Emerge From Paying Attention

During his presentation last night, Marcos Salazar, founder of NYC-based Be Social Change, offered a core insight from many years of domestic investment in prototyping and scaling social enterprises. Projects that go the distance have mostly emerged from time and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Practice Being Just

We have been exploring what it takes to transform rather than regulate on our blog Power and Privilege 2.0. This inquiry continues to return us to the importance of embracing treating each other well as a practice. In Tuesday’s piece … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Getting Found

I am delighted o announce the launch of Power and Privilege 2.0, a blog by me and friends Tuesday Ryan-Hart and Allen Frimpong. The three of us met several years ago and immediately connected through our shared passion for working with people and groups … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Evolving Together

See yourself as responsible for creating a shift as significant as the shift from hunter-gatherer to agriculture. See yourself as significant enough to create that shift.  Grace Lee Boggs I am wrapping up a beautiful collaboration with Juanita Brown of The … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

The Artist’s Journey: Pacify, Enrich, Magnify, Destroy

I studied at Skylake Lodge yesterday with one of my teachers  and friends Arawana Hayashi. She offered her buddhist teacher’s framework for artists on four stages of creativity: 1. Pacify ~ create a calm hospitable mind/environment/sacred space that welcomes and invites … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Offer, Ask, K/notice

Also published on Art of Hosting Beyond the Basics I am packing my bag and traveling to Ohio from NYC with my friend Allen for Beyond the Basics because it’s irresistible. When I heard that my friends were doing this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Art of Hosting Conversations that Invite Innovation and Wise Action

Innovation: What more is possible when we invite the collective wisdom of diverse experience, skills and world views? Sustainability: What does it really take to move forward wisely? Impact: What would it look like to design for transformation instead of small change? … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Eat Your Teacher

I am coming out of a Permaculture intensive with Adriana and Andrew at their Center for BioRegional Living in Ellenville, NY, on the Shawangunk Ridge. The correlations between the ethics and principles of Art of Hosting and Permaculture are striking. A  favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Art of Working Together…

Check out the photo albums, videos and other harvests from our Art of Working Together with Open Hearts and Open Minds training/gatherings at the historic Riverside Church in February and May 2013 and join our FaceBook Page for more!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Join us for the 2nd Art of Working Together Training

I am happy to announce that the second Art of Working Together with Open Hearts and Open Minds will be at Riverside Church in NYC on Thursday, May 30 & Friday, May 31, 2013. The training is for everyone who is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment