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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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A Half Dozen Learnings

Half Dozen Learnings

Last week I was part of a team that hosted a lovely group of people that work with The Center for Human Development (CHD) in La Grande, Oregon. CHD is a private nonprofit that provides behavioral health, public health, developmental disabilities services, and veteran’s services to 25,000 residents of Union County. Their work is to support healthy… Continue reading

Re-entry Action Exercise — Roq Gareau

Below is an exercise created by hosting companion Roq Gareau. He led this exercise when we worked together in New Mexico earlier this year with Navajo Health Services.

Hello Marita (and friends).

I don’t have anything written up for this, and I am happy to write something up today. I created this exercise to help people have one solidly grounded,… Continue reading

Half Dozen Learnings

Last week I was part of a team that hosted a lovely group of people that work with The Center for Human Development (CHD) in La Grande, Oregon. CHD is a private nonprofit that provides behavioral health, public health, developmental disabilities services, and veteran’s services to 25,000 residents of Union County. Their work is to support healthy communities. We were… Continue reading

Learnings from Calgary Art of Hosting

A few harvests from The Art of Hosting in Cochrane, Alberta.

“The only learning is unlearning.” Zrinka Glavas, who is in the process of becoming a tea master, and soon headed to her homeland of Croatia to open a tea house that is really about wholeness. I love the way that the form of things, in this case the tea… Continue reading