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18 01, 2021

Cities Rising for a Regenerative World: Governing with Life-cycle Patterns

By |2021-01-18T18:01:25+00:00January 18th, 2021|Building - Structures, Capacity Building, Designing Impact, Integral Maps, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Ubiquity University|0 Comments

Discover and explore the governing principles and structures that best support the local conditions of  your city/community functions. Reframing the role of cities as Gaia’s Reflective Organs This was a weeklong program January 11 - 15 convened by Integral City, Nest City, Ubiquity University and Humanity Rising ChatAction Group Overview Inspired by HR’s week of Bouncing Beyond to [...]

18 12, 2020

Reflective Organ Newsletter December Solstice 2020 – Cities Waking Up, Growing Up

By |2021-01-07T20:14:59+00:00December 18th, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, City of Year, Complex Challenges, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Meshworker of Year, Meshworking, Reframing, Ubiquity University|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 Power. Healthy caring becomes imbued with belonging and attachment that is experienced as deep love and spiritual connection to self, others, city and planet as inextricably [...]

17 12, 2020

Is Regenerativity an Evolutionary Pattern?

By |2020-12-17T11:56:07+00:00December 17th, 2020|Book 3, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Emergence, Lifecycle, Master Intelligence, Spiritual intelligence|0 Comments

Living systems are defined by 3 characteristics: They survive They connect with their environment They regenerate. So regenerativity is fundamental to a living system like a city. As living systems cities,  regeneration in the city can be seen through all 5 Maps of the City. Map 1 reveals regenerativity through the process of [...]

17 12, 2020

Is Regenerativity an Act or Capacity?

By |2020-12-17T17:42:03+00:00December 17th, 2020|Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Inquiry, Lifecycle|0 Comments

The act of generativity is centred in the act of creation. Creation arises when any two or more elements are brought together to reveal something new – something that distinguishes it from the source resources. The act of regenerativity indicates that generation happens more than once. It is an act that repeats itself [...]

11 12, 2020

How Can We Influence City Development in Creative Economy

By |2020-12-13T18:24:55+00:00December 11th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Interview with Marilyn Hamilton for Civic Forum of Regions of the 60th Parallel Interviewer: Lev Gordon, Co-Founder Living Cities Russia LG: How can a citizen influence city development? MH: I would start with considering that as citizens we should express gratitude for our cities. They are the most complex systems yet created by [...]

14 07, 2020

Humanity Rising: Imagine Thriving Human Hives as Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2020-07-16T09:54:07+00:00July 14th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Humanity Rising Solutions This infographic was created for Humanity Rising Solutions online summit, July 16, 2020. Dowload Links 3 Links to FREE Urban Hub 20: https://integralcity.com/2020/04/14/news-flash-urban-hub-20-accelerating-city-change-in-a-vuca-world/ Amsterdam: Integral City of the Year 2019: https://integralcity.com/2019/12/21/integral-city-2019-amsterdam/ Free Mighty Network with Nest City: https://integral-nest-city.mn.co/members Humanity Rising Solutions July 16 https://humanityrising.solutions/agenda/ Beyond Resilient Online: [...]

21 03, 2020

ORGANIZATIONAL POWER: POWER OVER – POWER WITH – POWER AS

By |2020-03-21T18:34:34+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Inner, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Storytelling - Cultures|0 Comments

By Marilyn Hamilton for Enlivening Edge Magazine This article was adapted for Enlivening Edge Magazine with a focus Organizations from an examination of Power in Cities as the editorial in Integral City’s December 2019 Newsletter: Gaia’s Reflective Organ: Power: Over, With and As. Power Over In today’s world too often, Power is associated [...]

21 03, 2020

Optimizing & Optimistic Resources for Integral City Practitioners

By |2020-03-21T15:09:46+00:00March 21st, 2020|Action, Capacity Building, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Integral Maps, Voices|0 Comments

Some years ago after the Integral Europe Conference 2014 I published a series of blogs inspired by Dr. Roger Walsh's keynote on how integrally-informed professionals could be of service to the world. He and others have remarked about the underpinning and overstanding and interpenetration of OPTIMISM that an integral worldview can bring to "Karma [...]

21 03, 2020

Is Superordinate Goal the Gift of Covid19?

By |2020-03-22T18:11:06+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

In our VUCA world, confused and confounded by the rapid global spread of covid19, we may be viewing the unexpected emergence of a superordinate goal that is quickly aligning a plurality of nations, cities, citizens and experts to work together for survival. A superordinate goal (a term coined by Dr. Don Beck, co-author of [...]

8 03, 2020

Enacting our Knowing, Doing and Being – In Service in a VUCA World

By |2020-03-08T15:44:33+00:00March 8th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, Capacity Building|0 Comments

Making a Place We Can All Call Home: Wrestling with VUCA – Through Placemaking As Wellbeing By Design This is five in a series of 6 Thought Pieces by Ian Wight exploring his contribution to Urban Hub 20: Accelerating City Transformation in a VUCA World (curated by Marilyn Hamilton, published by Paul van Schaik, [...]