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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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Today is a travel day for me. Dallas, Texas (after working in Denton) to Salt Lake City, Utah. My flight, Delta 463, was to depart at 12:15 p.m. Central Time. I boarded the plane as anticipated, sometime between 11:45 and 12:00. Seat 15A.

I dozed off to sleep pretty quickly, awaiting takeoff. It’s been a full week.

It turns out,… Continue reading

Hello Day 3 — Check-In at AOPL UNT

I’m looking forward to this check-in on Day 3 working with University of North Texas leadership. This check-in  uses a set of visuals.

There is something very powerful in inviting people into a connection with an image. Though words will be used, the images interrupt the pattern of over-reliance on words. This work of hosting fields for learning and… Continue reading

Love Stewarding Us All — Toke Moeller

These words, shared from ten years ago, and again, reshared recently, from someone who has shaped much of my heart in this work of hosting. It’s Toke Moeller. His reflections speak to some of the process of stewarding and being stewarded.

For inspiration. And with gratitude to Toke.


This love is 
indeed stewarding us all