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 [...]

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) [...]

3 06, 2018

The Shoes at the Door of Evolution

By | 2018-06-03T21:12:55+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Spiritual intelligence, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

Ecstatic Dancing was featured in the second evening at IEC2018. What happened in ecstasy behind the door was counterpointed by the trail of shoes left behind in the hall. When you look at the shoes, what paths can you see? What preferences have been chosen? What talks have been walked? How do Allies [...]

22 02, 2018

Moving: A VUCA Adventure

By | 2018-03-03T16:29:51+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

To move is to act. In response to a stimulus. Or in response to an intention. My moving here to Findhorn, Scotland has been for many of my friends and acquaintances a conundrum. They could not easily understand why I would move away from the comforts of home and all things familiar. But [...]

10 10, 2017

A Tale of Cities & Cells: Our Human Evolutionary Agenda

By | 2017-10-09T18:41:26+00:00 October 10th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Integral Maps, Uncategorized|0 Comments

by Guest Blogger Elisabet Sahtouris, PhD evolution biologist and futurist, Advisor to Integral City. Elisabet notes the visual similarities of naturally evolved biological cells and cities with long histories, and makes an actual comparison of the two as complex adaptive living entities in evolution. She concludes that cities have greater evolutionary potential for leading us into [...]

13 09, 2017

Searching for our Right Place

By | 2017-09-13T21:33:12+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Action, Book 2, Designing Impact, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Guest Blogger: Diana Claire Douglas Basic teachings of Systemic Constellation Work include the “natural orders” of belonging, balance and rank, based on living system principles. These are called “Orders of Love” in family constellations.  Finding and being in one’s right place comes when each of these orders are satisfied. And we do this starting with [...]

28 08, 2017

Integral City Intelligences Reflect Living System Principles

By | 2017-08-30T13:57:01+00:00 August 28th, 2017|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 3, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inner, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

The 12 Intelligences of the Integral City can be directly connected to the Principles of Living Systems. This may not be surprising given the core influences of their creators. In the case of the 12 Intelligences, I was considering the evolution of the holarchy of human systems from individual, to family/collectives, to organizations, to [...]

28 06, 2017

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2017: Optimizing Collective Intelligence, Inquiry & Impact

By | 2017-06-28T19:38:09+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Book 2, Emergence, Integral Maps, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking|Comments Off on Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2017: Optimizing Collective Intelligence, Inquiry & Impact

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.   Human social structures create energetic fields whose effects can be measured. At the moment, those measures are rather primitive—for example, we can measure the [...]