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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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Pray For Peace (Thank you Shawna LeMay and Ellen Bass)

Spring has sprung where I live. Crocus have come and gone. Daffodils are plentiful. The first tulips have appeared. Grass is greening. Last year’s lettuce and kale are boldly returning. Trees are flowering, like this one in my front yard. These blossoms are abundant now — pinks and whites waking to the season.

I can find in me the dimension… Continue reading

9 Tips for Men in Circle

My friend and colleague Rina Patel reminded me recently of the phrase, “The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The second best time to plant a tree is now.”

There are many things that we may wish we had done 20 hears ago, or that would have started to grow 200 years ago. But Rina reminds… Continue reading

A Story of Wild Selves (Thanks Maria Scordialos)

Maria is a friend and colleague. I’ve loved the connection with her over the last 10 or so years that has included a few working places — Art of Hosting and Large Conference Hosting. I’ve also loved the social settings — Maria was key in helping to arrange and host my Dad / Daughter trip with Zoe in 2013 that… Continue reading