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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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Yesterday I was in Seattle, sitting round a table with Juanita Brown, David Isaacs, Tom Hurley, Chris Corrigan, Bob Stilger, Teresa Posakony – what a wonderful group. We were searching for language to offer at a joint open house last night at the Systems Thinking in Action Conference. We were celebrating friendship and noticing, “friendship is a medium, born from… Continue reading

Open Space Technology — Resources

Introduction to Open Space: A paper that Jon Swanson wrote for the Journal of Aboriginal Management called “A Model For Aboriginal Facilitation.”

Action Planning Resources
Chris Corrigan compiled three useful approaches to facilitating action planning in Open Space. The first is his own version of moving to action, the second is Diana Larsen’s approach to prioritizing ideas by impact… Continue reading