leadership & management

We Aren’t Machines

I like this tweet from Jan de Man Lapidoth:  It would seem that leading politicians and executives still think humans can be “changed” or directed like machines. Fascinating. It reminds me of a piece I read some time ago by Margaret Wheatley where she highlighted how much of our language is mechanistic. Here is one example: […]


Choosing Possibility

I recently read Peggy Holman’s Engaging Emergence. So many gems, and this one really stood out as something for me to practice: TIPS FOR CHOOSING POSSIBILITY Like embracing mystery, choosing possibility is a state of mind. NOTICE YOUR HABITS OF THOUGHT AND LANGUAGE. Are they filled with deficits: “don’t,” “can’t,” “not,” “isn’t,” “couldn’t,” “the problem […]