European Rural Manifesto – Schärding 2015

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Mark Petz sent me this link with the comment “I went to a new initiative last week it was the second rural parliament it was here in Schärding, Austria We wrote a manifesto, very like what Nyt Europa did in community engagement stakes you can see it here http://europeanruralparliament.com/ the bit about a pan European… Read more »

Enlivening Edge – a magazine of next-stage organizations

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Enlivening Edge – a magazine of next-stage organizations This site is hosted in loving service to all women and men engaged in reinventing organizations, introducing self-management, committing to an evolutionary purpose, and creating enlivened workplaces where people can work with more joy, freedom, and fun. Enlivening Edge doesn’t belong to us, its originating team, but to all of you in… Read more »

Situating the Digital Commons – Ruth Catlow and Tim Waterman

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Situating the Digital Commons. A conversation between Ruth Catlow and Tim Waterman. The negotiation of the commons takes place in two distinct realms that are increasingly reaching into and shaping one another: the long history of the landscape commons both in cities and in the countryside, and across digital networks. In this conversation Ruth Catlow… Read more »

Love Wapping is closing down

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I have copied this “snippet” is full in case the original ceases to be available ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ You are here: Home » News » Love Wapping is closing down Love Wapping is closing down Mark Baynes October 21, 2015 News, Status Update Love Wapping is closing down on Friday 23rd October 2015. After a few years… Read more »

Holacracy pioneer Brian Robertson gave this talk ….

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Holacracy pioneer Brian Robertson gave a talk at Google in New York city, where he was invited to present the core principles, structure, and practices used in Holacracy. The talk features a 28-minute presentation of Holacracy + two Q&A sessions (the best part!). See http://www.holacracy.org/intro for this information with the video` It also says: Once you finish watching… Read more »

Mindful Nation UK – The Mindful UK Report

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Mindful Nation UK The Mindful UK Report, the first policy document of its kind, seeks to address mental health concerns in the areas of education, health, the workplace and the criminal justice system through the application of mindfulness interventions. The recommendations in this report are evidence-based, sourced directly from experienced implementers, who report notable success… Read more »

Systems Thinking: An introduction by Giorgio Bertini

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Systems Thinking: An introduction by Giorgio Bertini The major development and humanitarian challenges of the twenty-first century are highly complex and inter-related. Climate change, globalized markets and financial systems, and the evolution of networked forms of conflict are all examples of complex systems that underlie development problems. They are made up of a complex myriad of… Read more »

Can Teacher Training Fuel Africa’s Growth?

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Can Teacher Training Fuel Africa’s Growth? The Varkey Foundation has been a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) sponsor since 2010, partnering on several Commitments to Action that focus on improving the standard of education for underprivileged children. In July, Gordon Carver, project director for the Varkey Foundation in Africa, participated in a session focused on equipping… Read more »

Good stuff in New Story Hub- and a gift of a photo

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 I found this is New Story Hub – lots of good things there. This comes with a stunning photo – but you’ll need to to click the link to see it (the photo is the reason I bothered to add this snippet). Earth-Based Wisdom: Learning the Original Idea from the Living Earth | Kosmos Journal… Read more »