Spirit of Institutions

Blog URL: http://spiritofinstitutions.blogspot.com/

Interviews, videos, and discussion about the connections between spirituality and institutions. How can the basic spirit of institutions be transformed? How can we engage spiritual guidance in secular organizations?

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: spirituality, leadership, organizations, social change, theology

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Next steps for presencing in Minnesota on Jan 25, 2012We've had three Minnesota presencing gatherings in recent months, with about 200 of us participating in these events. The goal of our times together has been to strengthen the Minnesota hub of people practicing awareness-based collective action metho...



Are you drawn to healing justice or the practice of presence? on Dec 20, 2011The past couple months have been one of the most satisfying and growthful times in my working life. Part of what has been most satisfying has been discovering and collaborating with others who share my passions. I'd like to tell you about and inv...



Organizations gaining more consciousness: Nick Ellerby on Sep 19, 2011I've had the privilege of doing two rounds of video interviews with staff and clients at the Oasis School for Human Relations in England. Oasis supports transformative learning in organizations through consulting and training. One of my favorite conv...



An Invitation to Partner with me: From Death to Life on Aug 31, 2011 in restorative, vision, justice, leadershipI'm trying something I haven't done before, and I'd like to ask your help with that. This fall I have the honor of supporting the organizational development of a group called From Death to Life. Mary Johnson founded the organization a few years ago...



Beyond debate and dialogue there is ... on Jun 1, 2011 in Presencing, training, change, leadership“I know where we are called to go, but I am afraid to go.” I recently facilitated a board retreat where a board member acknowledged that the best path forward for the organization was clear, but that he was afraid of the financial and personal ri...



How Do You Access Collective Wisdom? on Apr 22, 2011 in collective, wisdom, leadershipOne way that I describe my work is that I support groups to access their collective wisdom. Last year I helped the Center for Spirituality and Healing make the following video with Alan Briskin, who wrote the book, The Power of Collective Wisdom and...