Dan Pontefract, author of Flat Earth: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization, was having a contest. It is over, so I won’t win a book, but I’m going to go buy his book anyway as I really like the way he is thinking about work and connections… and it gave me a chance to process some of what I was thinking about over the last weeks and last week in particular. The question he’s asking is “How do you define the word ‘work.’” I was in Toronto taking a refresher course in a planning method we use a … Continue reading What is the work?
The days are DEFINITELY longer and the earth is just beginning to emit her irresistible fragrance, JUST. Snow drops are appearing and gardeners’ fingers are itching and turning to trays of seedling hope in anticipation of a warming soil and softening in the fields. On this sunny day I look around and see evidence of the sun’s fire drawing forth the abundance of a sleeping earth. Hope surfaces, tentatively, tenderly. It is truly an exquisite time of year and in ourselves, new-born time. All this fiery energy holds us in its thrall because of it’s juxtaposition to the vulnerability of… Continue reading Imbolc – Exquisite Paradox
Always a great pleasure to work with a group that I’ve admired – the Can You Dig It gardeners – bringing together all my passions for art, social justice, inclusion and gardening! From a visioning session facilitated by James Pratt, these graphics were used in the planning report that came out of a great day. Continue reading Can You Dig It graphics