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I’m at the Essex Conference and Retreat Center for an Art of Hosting called by Berkana. The theme is Taking Social Innovation to Scale — I’m really excited about it. New ground to weave Berkana and Art of Hosting. To get a sense of who was coming, I mapped the participants responses to three questions. These responses carry a lot… Continue reading
A couple of days ago, I cohosted a workshop on circle and ceremony with Ramona Sierra of Sierra Earthworks Foundation, and John Kesler with whom I co-direct the Salt Lake Center for Engaging Community. We had 3.5 hours to work with. Thirty-five people signed up and participated at a beautiful location, the Chase Peterson Building, on the University of Utah… Continue reading
This is a great video from Phil Cass in Ohio that includes Toke Moeller and Monica Nissen in Denmark, Silas in Zimbabwe. The video is just over an hour — Conversations on Art of Hosting.
I was drawn immediately to the stories, the people, and the clear statements of purpose that show up around the Art of Hosting body… Continue reading
What if the process of conversation was the most simple way to support healthy, thriving, learning-filled, systems? In work, in community?
My work is leadership and community development – hosting spaces for co-created insight and solutions. My focus is often to help teams and communities awaken to the soul of the work and the simple, wise choices of action that… Continue reading