About Marilyn Hamilton

HI I am the Founder of Integral City Meshworks Inc. and Chief Blogger. Working with cities and eco-regions, I ‘meshwork’ or weave people, purpose, priorities, profits, programs and processes to align contexts, grow capacity and develop strategies for sustainability and resilience in the Integral City. You can read more details about me here http://integralcity.com/about/about-the-founder/
7 07, 2018

How Can We See this Green-to-Yellow Transition Happening in (parts of) Society?

By | 2018-07-07T12:07:23+00:00 July 7th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Currently, a Second Tier society doesn’t exist yet. But in some countries like The Netherlands and especially in the world-wide networks of Yellow people, something new is emerging. In my international calls with Integral Coaches, MondoZen practitioners and other integral people, immediately there is an intimacy, openness and understanding, we can easily listen to [...]

7 07, 2018

Characteristics of an Integral (Yellow/Teal) Project

By | 2018-07-07T12:08:09+00:00 July 7th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Level 2 Purple, Level 3 Red, Level 4 Blue, Level 5 Orange, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow|0 Comments

Based on our (limited) knowledge of and experience with the transition from First to Second Tier and what it means to think and act from the Yellow/Integral Perspective, we describe what an integral project would look like. It will be characterised by certain values, a specific structure, leadership and communication. Below are the results [...]

7 07, 2018

How Can We See the Green to Yellow Transition Happening in Individuals & Groups?

By | 2018-07-07T12:08:53+00:00 July 7th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

Not many people in the world have yet had the opportunity to develop towards the Integral Perspective. In the Netherlands, at this moment, as a rich country which has developed Orange-Green and is expressing a relatively healthy Green, several Yellow individuals and organisations can be found. In this section I will describe various characteristics [...]

6 07, 2018

Characteristics of the Integral/Yellow/Teal Perspective

By | 2018-07-07T12:09:36+00:00 July 6th, 2018|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Integral Maps, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

What does it look like when this momentous leap will happen and when the transition from Postmodern/Green to Integral/Yellow, from First to Second Tier, becomes reality? Life in Second Tier has Ken Wilber waxing lyrical. “We are heading towards that point where Integral/Second Tier will be the Leading Edge. And the impact on the [...]

6 07, 2018

The Transition from Green to Yellow: How Can We Really Make it Happen?

By | 2018-07-07T12:12:15+00:00 July 6th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Level 6 Green, Level 7 Yellow, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

This series of blogs on the Transition from Green to Yellow is by Guest Contributor, Leida Schuringa.  Leida is a coach, author and SDi-trainer located in The Netherlands. She is very interested in applying SDi on societal issues. She worked in the non-profit sector and international development (at this moment in projects in Malawi [...]

28 06, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2018: Evolutionary Allies Placecare & Placemake the Human Hive

By | 2018-06-29T14:32:14+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|2 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is People. Designing on, with, and as the Integral City derives from our understanding of the developmental capacities that evolve in the people who act as designers. [...]

19 06, 2018

Deepening Care Expands Inner Journey of Life

By | 2018-06-19T06:09:38+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Caring in my granddaughter is an expression of moral influence. Caring may be considered her inner journey. It gives her an inner view of her reality. She experiences it as four perspectival stances: herself as I; others as You/We; habitat as It; and planet as Its. Deepening care unfolds her patterns of expanding [...]

19 06, 2018

What is the Human Hive?

By | 2018-06-19T06:01:36+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The human hive - the equivalent habitat for our species of the honeybee’s hive – represents man’s most complex system yet created. In all its qualities – both dignities and disasters -  it is an expression of the deepest essence of man’s creative capacities. James Lovelock (2009) recently recognized homo sapiens as Gaia’s [...]

3 06, 2018

Convening Integral City Communities of Practise

By | 2018-06-03T21:19:23+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM|0 Comments

At a lunch on May 23, 2018 at Hotel Azure, Siofok, Hungary,  we had represented around the table the following cheerful Integral City Allies of Evolution: Integral City Core Team: Alia Aurami, Diana Claire Douglas, Anne-Marie Voorhoeve, Pieter Wackers Integral City 4.0 Findhorn Cohort: Anne-Marie Voorhoeve, Pieter Wackers, Marianne de Jaeger, Maria Prieto [...]

3 06, 2018

TCOPS of Teal Organizations for Integral City Emergence

By | 2018-06-03T21:17:27+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Meshworking, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

The Teal Track of the IEC2018, sponsored by Enlivening Edge ran every day of the conference.  It offered rich, varied and cross disciplinary explorations of how the organizations have been reinventing structures, intentions, leadership and collaborations. One plenary facilitated by George Por (Co-Founder of Enlivening Edge and Aftab Omer, Founder of Meridian University) [...]