I’m glad you’re here.
work to do.
What if we actually aimed for thriving?
Too often, we accept busyness and productivity as their own reward. Or we’re afraid to be bold, so we aim for something less than thriving.
As a result, we’re falling dangerously short of thriving in our communities, in our organizations and in our own lives.
So, what if we recognized the characteristics of thriving living systems in our organizations and communities?
And what if that were somehow simple and useful, opening up new insights and suggesting new ways forward?
What if our most powerful role is to act as stewards of life’s processes, actively cultivating the fertile conditions for life to thrive?
And what if this helped us achieve all of our other objectives more effectively?
This is the most important work of our times.
This is the practice of thrivability.
Here’s how I can help.
Whether you’re an organizational leader, a community planner or just someone looking for answers, here are some ways I can help.
Sharing deep expertise on what it takes for life to thrive in our organizations, our communities and our own experience
Hosting meaningful conversations to navigate complexity collectively, creatively and joyfully
Offering a comprehensive framework for designing and stewarding effective change
Mapping the opportunity in The Age of Thrivability: Vital Perspectives and Practices for a Better World
“We need to see ourselves more fully as active stewards of life’s unfolding process and as part of a larger living world.”
– The Age of Thrivability
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I've just given a short talk to a corporate audience at a daylong online conference. I was invited to help close out the day with some provocative thoughts. And still, it felt risky and brave. Here's the description of the session, as it was given to me: This...
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Imagine if the human presence tended to enhance the beauty, integrity and regenerative capacity of the living community it touched.
Tapestry art by Ukrainian artist Diana Yevtukh. More on her Instagram account: https://t.co/knu8A4r3fB https://t.co/NqyfliNzwN
*What does it mean 2B regenerative?
*Who do we need to become,individually &in our projects/orgs,if we are 2B a force for regen-a force for healing-for people/place?
*What conditions must be present if we are 2Bcome such a force?
* How will we know we’re growing in that capacity?