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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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Pembroke Art of Hosting Endorsements

Gilles Asselin
Consultant, SoCoCo Intercultural
New Jersey

It was a pleasure exploring some truly wicked questions with you in the past few days. I can sense a subtle change in me. Some of what I call my “judgment barrier” has evaporated, leaving more space for deep conversations. What a blessing this process is! Not to mention the loving folks in… Continue reading

From Conversation to Movement

The following is a recent communication from SUWA, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance. I was involved with them in the seeding of conversation as a way to bring faith communities together in support of protecting wilderness. And then they ran with the conversations. I love seeing this, now a year later because of the action it shows and the community… Continue reading

Tales from Marguerite

Hosting today in Pembroke, Ontario. We are about to head into the third day together with a focus on “getting to work in the journey.” The group is alive. Very well connected. Very oppened to relationship with each other. Their work will look different today than it would have on the 27th — the level of community is much more… Continue reading

Art of Hosting Design — From Engage Interact

From colleagues Tim Merry, Tatiana Glad and others. These questions are really strong and created breakthrough thinking for all involved.

Day One – Protection
What is sacred to me?
What am I protecting?
What time is it for me and my world? What do I wish to protect in myself and the world?
How does protection show up in hosting?… Continue reading