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Human to Human is Taking a Rest Through December 2018 Though I love noticing, wondering, writing, and posting on this blog, my next few months are for writing in other forms -- and for shaking things up a bit personally. Thanks for staying connected in the intent to notice the human kindness, consciousness, and flow with life itself that is beneath so much of this participative leadership. Human to Human is a daily blog, Monday through Thursday, returning January 2019, 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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Powerful Questions

This weekend I was in a design call for an upcoming Leadership Symposium for a health care system. One of my colleagues, Toke Moeller offered the questions below as a a general framing for an agenda. I have learned there is an art to asking powerful questions and that the questions are a tool to focus a group in its… Continue reading

The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot

This is a book recommended to me by Vern Woolf. What is alive for me is the general notion that the world and reality is not what it seems. This is something I’ve felt deeply for much of my life. It has led me into many significant paths, including spiritual journeys, and a life of much curiosity. It is a… Continue reading



January 19-20, 2009 — Providence Care
Kingston, Ontario — Leadership Meeting
With Lauri Prest, Bob Stilger, Toke Moeller, Michael Jones, Teresa Posakony

January 22-26, 2009 — International Disciples Women’s Ministries
Greensboro, North Carolina — Biannual Cabinet Meeting
With Adonna Bowman, Judy Row, Patti Case, Teresa Posakony

February 7, 2009 — Salt Lake Center for Engaging Community
Salt… Continue reading