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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 Story of Place

I am drawn to the importance of place. With several colleagues I have been in many juicy discussions, and rituals to help feel more present and in rhythm with the land on which we meet and live. From ancient stories carried through thousands of years, like the one below, to a simple attention to what my local surroundings smell and… Continue reading


Christina Baldwin wrote a book called StoryCatcher. It is a delightful read reflecting so much of the depth of her life. It is a delightful invitation to notice the power — learning, relationships, pathway to action — that can show up in listening to and mining our stories.

Three days ago I met with fellow board members from the… Continue reading

In A Place Called Home

A gorgeous piece here from David Isaacs of The World Cafe Foundation. I love the sense of channeling that David offers here, with such deep purpose and vision of human cafes all over the world, changing the world and changing us along the way.

When I came across this piece that came through me 11 years ago, I thought… Continue reading