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Human to Human is a daily blog, Monday through Thursday, on which I post current learnings (taking sporadic weeks off to write longer pieces or to rest). Posts are 300-500 words, often with photos, intended to be read in five minutes and inspire reflection, individually and communally, on varied aspects of participative leadership practices, insights, and human to human depth.

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Singularity of Premise

When you are a kid, you believe things in very simple manners. “It was Wendy’s fault (my older sister).” I’d proclaim this when asked by my parents what all the noise was about. This was one of those simple manners for me. To be fair, Wendy had several assertions of cause about me too. I’m glad that she and I… Continue reading

Dads & Sons

This week, along with friend Roq Gareau, I hiked to Kanarraville Falls with my son Isaac, shown above. Yes, he’s taller than me now — that happened a few years ago. Isaac is going to school in Cedar City, Utah, about three hours south of where I live.

When I speak of what it is like to live in Utah,… Continue reading

Utah Valley in Fall

Recently, at my son’s invitation, I drove with him and one of my closest friends to this lookout over Utah Valley. It’s a 20 minute winding road to get here, highlighted by beautiful fall colors.

There are moments in which good company, and a view from above are all that matter.

I love in this moment the reaching view of… Continue reading

Labyrinth at Ignite

One of the things that I continue to be a student of is relationship to center.

It is where I’ve learned to look for what arises and what emerges. For groups, yes. But within me also.

I love how a labyrinth envelops me in this relationship and attention to emergence.

I love the movement toward, and then away. I love… Continue reading

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