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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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Wrigley Field

If you look closely, the sign says, “Wrigley Field.” It’s not Chicago’s historic Wrigley, home of the Cubs, who are the current World Series Champions in North America’s National Baseball League. It is on Whidbey Island, off the west coast of Washington State, in the cozy town of Langley. You could take all of the people in the Langley and… Continue reading

The Importance of Questions

Thanks HSD for sharing this Chinese proverb (and many other insights I enjoyed through their newsletter).

A man who asks is a fool for five minutes.
A man who never asks is a fool for life.

I learned a similar principle when I was learning to speak Korean in my twenties, and living in South Korea. I learned that I… Continue reading

Earth Prayers

From Joanna Macy, from the book, Earth Prayers, and invoked to begin a day of meeting as the board for The Circle Way, by my friend Sarah.

We hear you, fellow-cratures.
We know we are wrecking the world and we are afraid.
What we have unleashed has such momentum now,
we don’t know how to turn it around.
Don’t leave… Continue reading

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