Tag Archives: Art of Hosting

Self-Organisation, Open Source Learning and Participatory Leadership in Crisis

Here is a link to the article that I wrote about my experiences attempting to apply participatory leadership practices during the ‘refugee crisis’ in the Balkans in 2015.  Gratitude to the Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development for publishing … Continue reading

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Journal Article on Self-Organization

I have been invited to write an article on my Balkan experiences for the spring edition of e-O&P (Organisations and People), the e-journal of the Association of Management and Education.  Following is the draft of this article.  I welcome feedback, … Continue reading

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Powerful Questions

 Here is the third piece of writing that I have been working in collaboration with Helen TitchenBeeth to revise the Art of Hosting workbook (what I prefer to think of as a companion guide) in preparation for an upcoming training.  This has … Continue reading

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The Chaordic Path

I have recently been working in collaboration with Helen TitchenBeeth to revise the Art of Hosting workbook (what I prefer to think of as a companion guide) in preparation for an upcoming training.  This has given me the opportunity to revisit … Continue reading

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The Four-Fold Practice

 
I have recently been working in collaboration with Helen TitchenBeeth to revise the Art of Hosting workbook (what I prefer to think of as a companion guide) in preparation for an upcoming training.  This has given me the opportunity to revisit … Continue reading

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Reflections on Humanity #22

This experience in Presevo has been really challenging and difficult – physically and emotionally but also in confronting some of my values and beliefs about leadership and systems development. At times, I feel like a total failure as someone … Continue reading

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Questions from the Global South

Its been four months now that I have been in India and China with the intention of “preparing the field” and it feels like it is time to be harvesting some learnings from this journey.  My hesitance and procrastination suggest … Continue reading

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Being the Sacred Other

It was 5:55PM and we were scheduled to begin at 6:00 and still we did not have the design.  Narayan, my co-host, and I had just met for nearly three hours with four young Chinese women to sense into the … Continue reading

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Camino Reflection #8

From my journal September 6, 2012:
When I attended an open space session on story harvesting as a practice for nomads, I was unsure, even skeptical maybe.  My first, limited concept was finding stories of Art of Hosting (AoH) practitioners and … Continue reading

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Camino Reflection #6

The short story of my experience at the Learning Village is that I arrived Sunday evening, was invited to join the hosting team, became sick with the stomach flu by Monday morning and remained sick until Thursday. Following is a … Continue reading

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