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/
3 05, 2017

Imagine Durant Impacts Collective Placecaring & Placemaking in the Human Hive

By | 2017-05-04T20:41:40+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Action, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

It’s time to share the story of Imagine Durant with a wider audience. Tamarack Institute’s Conference, Collective Impact 3.0 on May 9-11, 2017 will give me a chance to tell the story of collective impact through the lives of Imagine Durant’s leaders, Executive Director and 4 Voices of the city. Imagine Durant has [...]

23 04, 2017

Integral Leadership Review Interviews Marilyn Hamilton re New Book 2

By | 2017-04-23T02:39:02+00:00 April 23rd, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Inquiry|0 Comments

4/22 – Jeannie Carlisle with Marilyn Hamilton: Integral City, Inquiry & Action April-June 2017 / Integral Publishers' Bookshelf ILR’s Jeannie Carlisle interviews Marilyn Hamilton, author of the new work, Integral City Inquiry & Action: Designing Impact for the Human Hive JC: Hello Marilyn, and welcome! In a few sentences, please describe the premise [...]

6 04, 2017

Integral City Reflective Organ – April 2017: Prototypes for a Planet of Integral Cities

By | 2017-05-17T21:30:57+00:00 April 6th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, F. Training, Inner, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Newsletter, Outer, Spirituality|0 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 Planet. The design for this Integral City prototype [of sustainable community development] places emphasis on the development of the people skills in sustainable communities because this [...]

10 03, 2017

Rediscovering Aliveness from Grieving: The Third Win

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:15+00:00 March 10th, 2017|E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Inner, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

Aliveness requires three processes: surviving, connecting to my environment and regenerating. Grief has a way of interfering in the practice of all three activities that make aliveness feel no longer attainable and seemingly not winnable. But grief also calls forth a recovery process that uses the relationship between these three practices like a scaffold that [...]

7 03, 2017

Adapt: Re-calibrate. Re-story. Re-work. Re-act. Swarm

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:15+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Building - Structures, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

If the first injunction of aliveness is to survive, the second is to “connect with my environment”. Survival may seem like a one-person job, but that is mere illusion – for I survive in an ecology of relationships, actions, structures and infrastructures and nature herself. This “I/me/mine” depends on right behaviours, responding to cultures and [...]

5 03, 2017

Surviving Identity Crisis with Buoyancy of Care

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:15+00:00 March 5th, 2017|Inner, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence|2 Comments

When we lose a companion from our lives, the shock or grief can disconnect us from our very sense of self. My husband’s recent passing, raised many questions. Who am I without this person? How do I fill this “spouse-shaped” space within me? How does daily life continue without him? How do I survive without [...]

26 02, 2017

Blessings of Grief: Darkness & Dissonance

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:15+00:00 February 26th, 2017|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Emergence, Inner, Lifecycle, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

The experience of grief is deeply personal. It is so all consuming, that the world shrinks to a very self-centered size. But the experience of grief is also universal. No consciousness nor culture is untouched by it. Pet owners know that not only do they grieve for lost pets, but pets – like apparently [...]

17 02, 2017

Circles of Compassion Seize the Day, Size the World

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00 February 17th, 2017|E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|7 Comments

2017 is moving so quickly it has been difficult for me to seize any day as it has waxed, wholed and waned. The cultural markers of New Year, Presidential Inauguration, Family Day, and Valentines have already come and gone. Wars flare. Peace is threatened. Borders are breached. For me the world outside my doorstep has [...]

31 12, 2016

Integral City Meta Blog 2016

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00 December 31st, 2016|Newsletter|0 Comments

Here is the Integral City 2016 Meta Blog. It connects the 4 Voices of the Integral City to the Planet, People, Place and Power that energized us in 2016. It follows the traditions of: Integral City Meta Blog 2015 Integral City Meta Blog 2014 Integral City Meta Blog 2013 1. Equinox/Solstice Newsletters – Integral City Reflective [...]

29 12, 2016

Fort McMurray – City of the Year 2016

By | 2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00 December 29th, 2016|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence|1 Comment

Fort McMurray, City of Energy is city of the year 2016. Surviving the worst natural disaster in Canadian history, the city of Fort McMurray endured a fire which engulfed its structures, but not its cultures, acts of super-human persistence, nor its extraordinary human kindness. 88,000 people were safely evacuated from a fire started on May 2, [...]