Temenos: Containers for Growing Relationships

Posted by on Apr 30, 2013 in Coaching, Temenos, Transformation | No Comments

(Joint post with Michael Sahota) “If we’re serious about exploring the world around us, we have to explore the world within us.” Ken Robinson The Temenos container provides a powerful mental model for understanding and improving relationships with others. Often we do not consider the larger context of the situations we are in. When we […]

April 23

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Diary | One Comment

Gratitude I feel glad for my family who supports me and loves me. I feel glad and supported by Mike who helps me by challenging me. I feel glad for the serendipitous options I’m discovering every day. I feel afraid about the challenges that lie ahead and whether I will get through them. I feel […]

April 22: Live Learn Love

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Diary | No Comments

Live I want to check in: I feel glad for all the conversations I have about options and challenges… I feel glad for my friends and family who support me and believe in me. I feel glad that two options to host a Temenos lab are becoming more specific (Nuremberg, July and Nashville, August, details […]

April 18

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Diary | 2 Comments

Looking at the date, I notice it’s my grandpa’s birthday today. He’d be 102 today. “And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.” Max Ehrmann, Desiderata My dear friend and challenger Mike Sutton started a diary too. Awesome how easily connections can be amplified. Check-In […]

Influence Maps for Authentic Connections

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Coaching, Temenos, Transformation | No Comments

(joint post with Michael Sahota) In the course of our lives, we all encounter events that shape us, allow us to change and grow, that have made us who we are. We don’t tend to acknowledge or appreciate these events, and we rarely share them. Understanding our own path, reflecting how we became who we […]

April 05

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April 05

I started a diary this week. The intention of this is to have a place to collect smaller, less elaborate thoughts, ideas, things I stumble upon… I want to do this roughly once per day, which is not a commitment:-) Criteria I basically look at the past day (or two, or more) and ask myself, […]

Product Idea: Culture & Climate Check

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Business, Management, Transformation | One Comment
Product Idea: Culture & Climate Check

While elaborating options for my trust experiment, I have a new product idea I’d like your feedback on. It’s specifically targeted for startups, and easily adaptable to other organisations. Culture & Climate Check Is your organisation fit for growth? Are you creating an environment for great teams and reliable delivery? Do you make the impact […]

April 03

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Diary | No Comments

I’m starting a diary today. I want to keep track of these interesting times, of options emerging, connections being made and developed, of lessons learned. Art is Expressing What We Feel In a John Lennon exhibition this week I read a quote about art that I really like: