Elements of folklore; “A Nightmare on Elm Street” for small children; improving stories in the telling.
Getting out of one’s own head and into the practice of facilitation. A small ritual I’ve come to rely on.
What it means to practice mindfulness; some starting points and recommendations.
What happens when you tell a story? Includes a method for storytelling and a ferocious prehistoric monster.
A meditation and discussion on the topic of self-compassion, or the practice of not borrowing so much cruelty for oneself.
What Miss Piggy and the Macintosh tell us.
Continuous improvement rather than discrete improvement. Do it enough, and it becomes just what we do around here.
Responding to errors by building in quality at the source.
Develop skills, give authority, assume good faith, create space for shared learning, and relate individual work to larger purpose.
A survey of nine key liberating structures I use all the time, with some notes and digressions.