Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

Shocks of familiarity with Michel de Montaigne

Jenny Connected

At the beginning of her book “ How to Live: A Life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answe r”, Sarah Bakewell writes (p.5). ‘to to read Montaigne is to experience a series of shocks of familiarity’. I have found this to be true.

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Discovering our common humanity through participatory mapping and collective impact

Making CommunitySense

Listen to / read the interview that Jeff Mohr, CEO of Kumu, held with me as part of their podcast series. CommunitySense Ideas collective impact common good community mapping CommunitySensor

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The Wisdom in the No: A New Approach to Conflict

Partnering Resources

Image: Nadine Shaabana, Unsplash. After thirty minutes of discussion, it looks like we finally have an answer. The facilitator calls for a vote: “Who agrees that we should do X?” Everyone raises their hands except two people. Many groups would call this success and move forward.

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What Will It Take?

How to Save the World

L ast evening a group of about 30 Bowen Islanders watched a documentary called The Reluctant Radical. I arranged it, since the film profiles Ken Ward, who is a friend of Tree’s and who I’ve met a couple of times myself. Ken joined us for Q&A via video link after the screening.

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