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31 08, 2020

Reflective Organ Newsletter September 2020 – Places of Unity, Peace & Partnership

By |2020-09-13T19:40:28+00:00August 31st, 2020|C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Master Intelligence, Newsletter|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 Place. Fundamentally, I consider that Placecaring and Placemaking are inextricably interlinked into a whole. But, the way that I have learned to hold that whole, is [...]

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 [...]

21 03, 2020

VUCA World – Contact or Contract?

By |2020-03-21T13:17:47+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Contexting, Emergence, Newsletter, Reframing|1 Comment

Contract can mean “to confirm an agreement” or “to reduce/diminish/withdraw in size”. In the English language it is ambiguous, paradoxical and ironic that the same word can mean both a positive affirming energy and a negative declining energy. In the VUCA world of a pandemic like covid19 both meanings of the word “contract” are [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ December Solstice 2019: Power Over – With – AS

By |2020-01-05T13:01:48+00:00December 21st, 2019|Meshworker of Year, Newsletter|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. … the SDG’s will only be effective if leadership takes action to respond to their data-driven signals. We know from systems theory that the place [...]

20 12, 2019

Integral City Meta Blog 2019

By |2019-12-21T15:55:24+00:00December 20th, 2019|Meta Blog, Newsletter|0 Comments

Here is the Integral City 2019 Meta Blog. It connects the 4 Voices of the Integral City to the Planet, People, Place and Power that energized us in 2019. It follows the traditions of: Integral City Meta Blog 2018 Integral City Meta Blog 2017 Integral City Meta Blog 2016 Integral City Meta Blog 2015 Integral [...]

13 09, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2019: Strike the City vs City on Strike

By |2019-09-17T09:14:53+00:00September 13th, 2019|C. Collective Intelligences, Complex Challenges, Designing Impact, Emergence, Inquiry, Navigating - IVSM, Newsletter, 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 Place. … we ground the cycle of Place Caring and Place Making with an evaluation process that is itself a fractal of the cycle. In order [...]

15 06, 2019

Integral City Reflective Organ – June Solstice 2019: 4 Voices Imagine the Human Hive

By |2019-07-04T18:31:55+00:00June 15th, 2019|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Newsletter|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 People. For tens of thousands of years (or possibly hundreds of thousands of years) humans were contained in local contexts that became the objects of care [...]

16 12, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – December Solstice 2018: Reframing Complex Challenges with the Power to Change

By |2018-12-19T20:55:13+00:00December 16th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Complex Challenges, Contexting, Newsletter, Reframing, Spirituality, Storytelling - Cultures|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. Spiritual Energy is a Container The spiritual qualities and cultures that are revealed in quadrants and levels become integrated when we see the city is [...]

18 09, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – September Equinox 2018: Wholing, Including, Emerging, Evolving

By |2018-09-23T12:05:56+00:00September 18th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Building - Structures, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Ecosphere, Emergence, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|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 Place. It should be noted that, at the same time as this [Integral City 4 quadrant] framework has evolved, a number of other city specialists have [...]

16 03, 2018

Integral City Reflective Organ – March 2018: Eco-Villages, Human Hives and Gaia’s Reflective Organs

By |2018-03-17T08:45:17+00:00March 16th, 2018|Book 3, C. Collective Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Integral Maps, Master Intelligence, Newsletter, Placecaring, Placemaking, Spirituality, Uncategorized|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. I heard James Lovelock, author of the Gaia Hypothesis (that the Earth herself is a living system) postulate that the contribution that humans make to [...]