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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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Books are tools, right?

For me they are. Some, of course, contain descriptions of tools. For me, however, most of my books provide ideas that help me to create tools.

Sometimes the tool is a story. Sometimes, an important phrase that I can link to personal experience and story. Sometimes, the tool is a framing, a simple set of premises… Continue reading

It Is Human To Fall In Love, and If Lucky, To Welcome It

As a younger boy, I think in kindergarten, I remember feeling my first crush on a girl in my class. Her name was Dixie. She wore a purple shirt. I remember chasing her, and her me, on the playground. Such frolicking, and innocent fun, right.

In other stages of life, I remember other stages of love. A crush on a… Continue reading

Strange Attractors & Resolutions To Start the New Year

Well, here we are 2018.

It’s a calendar measure embedded within the chronos system of measuring time. It’s a cultural invitation to celebration. Except where it is not, which is many places. It’s not just fireworks going off at the stroke of 12. It’s bombs too. It’s not just parties. It’s people in survival too, hoping to stay warm through… Continue reading

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