Facing our Future Challenges with Authentic Hope: The Work that Reconnects

The Work that Reconnects was an evening of dialogue and experiential exercises based on teachings and practices developed over the last 40 years by eco-philosopher Joanna Macy and colleagues. The workshop offered an inspiring context for action and   participation in the Great Turning toward a life-sustaining society and world. Joanna spoke June 21st to a […]

Designing a Future for our Future: Personal Foresight

Get ready for The Multiplicity. This workshop engaged participants to co-create multiple personal futures in large and small group collaboration. This social design experiment in personal foresight generated the creation of possible personal scenarios for the challenging next-future term possibilities. We started by creating a personal profile for the Low Tech Social Network. Communities listed […]

Designing a ‘Whealthy’ Life

How can I gain confidence that the choices I make will allow me to thrive? What implications do my choices have for myself and my community? In October’s DwD, Eric Rosenberg shared how concepts from financial asset management might craft a broader ‘human portfolio’. We investigated the principles and practices of ‘value investing’ and its […]

Designing our Minds for Leadership

March 2011 DwD was hosted by Fernando Lopez, executive coach and president of Bridgespace Consulting. THE WORKSHOP Just as the designer of a ship’s structure exerts more influence on its performance than does the captain or the crew, the structure of our thinking is the primary determinant of our actions and thereby the pattern of […]