Category Archives: Human emergence

Transforming relationships for the Aquarian age

A conversation with Maria and Kamyar while preparing breakfast one morning in Axladitsa’s open kitchen brought me to an insight about how to articulate what needs to shift in our relationships if we are to successfully navigate the transition into … Continue reading

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Apprenticing to the Earth – Living the future

Saturday 28 May – Tomorrow, the people of Europe are invited out into the public places, to call for More Democracy. Our little community here in Axladitsa-Avatakia is buzzing with it. What is possible now? Today, I am called to … Continue reading

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Mulling over Turquoise – what the ‘bible’ says. Part 2

Here comes the second installment of my revisiting of the section of Beck and Cowan’s Spiral Dynamics dealing with the Turquoise vMEME, this time about what shows up when the system is fully developed. The sections in italics are quoted … Continue reading

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Mulling over Turquoise – what the ‘bible’ says. Part 1

After so much conversation about Turquoise at last week’s EuroConfab, I couldn’t resist returning to the truly excellent Spiral Dynamics bible by Beck and Cowan, to revisit what they had to say about it. So much of it is already … Continue reading

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Mental models – they come, they go, and occasionally they revisit

I haven’t been busy much with mental models lately – too immersed in witnessing the subtle shifts in my own energy metabolism and engaging dialogically with the world. But I’ve been reminded twice already this month (and it’s only mid-April … Continue reading

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Women Moving the Edge 10 – exploring radiance

Almost a week has passed since the end of our most recent gathering of Women Moving the Edge. I always find it hard to articulate what happened, but each time seems more magical than the last – and this time … Continue reading

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Evolutionary potential in the 21st century – a mushrooming of collective Buddhas

This time, my story starts with a poem. Unless – by Sarah Whiteley Unless we engage our authentic selves, we cannot live the future now Unless we engage our fullness, we cannot take the leap individually and call in collectively … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis: Extracts from my journal – Part 3

Life in the transition – juggling paradoxical filters (December 16) I am currently editing the notes of our most recent call in preparation for the 9th Women Moving the Edge gathering – to be held in the Netherlands in January. … Continue reading

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Vicious circle to virtuous circle – collective development spiral

Working with some colleagues the other day in an action learning session, we stumbled on a very powerful insight into why many organisations function the way they do and how that functioning can be released into something quite transformational. Action … Continue reading

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Human Emergence Confab – the Netherlands, 28-30 September 2007

  2007 European Human Emergence Confab This entry is based on a short piece I wrote for the Integral Leadership Review… Hosted by the Dutch chapter of the Center for Human Emergence, organised by Peter Merry, Anita Floris and Anne-Marie … Continue reading

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