Browsing All Posts published on »April, 2010«

The Power of Youth.

April 26, 2010


New home page: Navigator of the north and celebrator of the south, wondering. Between my home land of proud young South Africa and engaging in aging Northern Europe, I find synergies of youth working together in countless world-changing ways, planting new seeds of global community, tending to the Work that needs to be done. […]

Always look for your hand-print.

April 22, 2010


Another ace learning from Peter Senge in the Global Classroom of the Presencing Institute at MIT Sloan School of Managment. I walked in late but picked up some really powerful concepts, which are always bound to be pulling your attention when you hear this man talk. He is just so present and interested. Like a […]

Is change the only constant?

April 22, 2010


I’ve been revisiting this conceptually this week and came across some fun resources on wonderful old wikipedia… good food for thought and a nice way to spend your next 5 minutes: Heraclitus the Greek (c.535 BC – 475 BC) officially gets the credit for this quote, as well as coining the term Logos (λόγος) in […]

Leaders as Givers & Receivers of Help

April 19, 2010


Being hosted at the KaosPilots for my YIP international internship project is providing amazing co-learning opportunities. In my first week I was fortunate enough to join the Capacity Building Global Classroom of the Presencing Institute, a series of live lectures broadcast online to 100’s of changemakers all around the globe. I gained some new insights […]

Money Talks

April 14, 2010


(Harvest from Foundations process at Focus International Forum – 7.4.10) In one of the Open Space sessions we received a strong introduction around the topic of financial foundations providing support  and opportunities for leading young initiatives. This culminated in the concept of… Free Money In this conversation Ignaz Anderson, director of Iona Stichting, provided some […]

Focus on ProAction Café

April 13, 2010


(Harvest from Community Campus process – 8.4.10) The Setting Focus Initiative Forum was an inspirational working meeting, held by the international Youth Section of the Anthroposophical Society at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland. The space was held very constructively by some remarkable individuals who made conscious use of multiple social technologies, and so there was […]

Focus: Future(Now) in Social Threefolding

April 12, 2010


Brimming with insight from my time at Focus International Forum in Dornach Switzerland last week, which culminated in the ground-shaking gathering of HeartChord Music Festival, new forms of social sculpture are present in me. New forms of collective power are emerging amongst the youth I meet. Consciousness making itself concrete. At Focus, in a process […]