25 07, 2018

Ecovillage Youth & Elders Explore 6 Questions

By |2018-07-26T11:29:36+00:00July 25th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Ecosphere, Inner, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Navigating - IVSM, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

One of the tensions most cities face is how to create the conditions for multiple generations to speak together. In an Ecovillage which is at a smaller scale of “human hive” than a city, the generational tensions can seem even more intense, because people are closer together in time and space on an everyday [...]

7 07, 2018

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

By |2018-07-07T12:07:23+00:00July 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 [...]

6 07, 2018

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

By |2018-07-07T12:12:15+00:00July 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 [...]

10 05, 2018

Integral City 4.0 Co-Creating the Future of Cities Now – An Update from Findhorn

By |2018-05-10T05:17:44+00:00May 10th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

Our Integral City 4.0 project brought together 16 participants from around the world - Australia, Russia, Spain, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Canada. The intention of the 3.5-day workshop was Co-creating the Future of Cities Now through Placecaring and Placemaking. We explored experientially key maps from the Integral City framework - the Integral map of [...]

13 03, 2018

Book Review – A New Republic of the Heart: An Ethos for Revolutionaries by Terry Patten – A Wake Up Call for Integral City Conversations with the 4 Voices

By |2018-03-14T13:11:30+00:00March 13th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, Book 2, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Knowing Field, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|3 Comments

Review by Marilyn Hamilton, Founder of Integral City and author of Integral City Book Series Terry Patten’s New Republic of the Heart is a book not just for Revolutionaries but for at least three tribes all active in the current public discourse. Patten names them as Innovators, Ecologists and Evolutionaries. These three tribes are [...]

3 03, 2018

Blessed Move-ablity

By |2018-03-14T13:16:14+00:00March 3rd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Inquiry, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

For those of us who pride ourselves on being effective change agents, movability is assumed to be easily attainable. But the ability to move can demand more that we may contemplate until we are in the midst of the move itself. Then I might hear myself saying, “I never realized moving would involve THIS!!” [...]

22 02, 2018

Moving as Action Learning

By |2018-03-03T16:28:58+00:00February 22nd, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Lifecycle, Spiritual intelligence|Comments Off on Moving as Action Learning

Much of my academic interests and Integral City work has involved the principles of Action Learning (Action Inquiry, Action Research). So, with this life-move from Canada to Scotland, I am naturally curious how those principles apply to my situation. As I have written previously, Be Still, Be Moved, Repeat is a life-practice model [...]

28 08, 2017

Integral City Intelligences Reflect Living System Principles

By |2017-08-30T13:57:01+00:00August 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 [...]

4 07, 2017

Engaging Change through Whole-self and Whole-systems Exploration

By |2017-07-04T21:26:25+00:00July 4th, 2017|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Inquiry, Knowing Field, Spiritual intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

In this article, Guest Blogger and Integral City Lead Constellator, Diana Claire Douglas provides an overview of Systemic Constellation Work (SCW), an approach that enables stakeholders to effectively engage in systems change.  Douglas explores opportunities where SCW can be used to enhance Collective Impact efforts and highlights examples of community change to illustrate this [...]