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Democracy Action Circles

Parker Palmer launched his new book into the world this fall titled Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit. The Prelude can be downloaded HERE.

Starting in January, all kinds of people are gathering all over the country, once a month for a couple of hours, to explore the habits of the heart that Parker Palmer describes in his recently published book, Healing the Heart of Democracy. The Center for Courage and Renewal will provide a free guide to anyone who wants to participate, plus lots of inspiration along the way through Twitter, Facebook, and our blog. Continue reading

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Book: In Search of the Informal Capital of Community

by Hanmin Liu President and CEO of Wildflowers Institute. Hanmin Liu writes of his exploration and understanding of the often invisible strengths and resources in communities, what he calls informal capital. He then describes models and processes to support communities … Continue reading

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Presencing and
Theory U

by Otto Scharmer. Several short videos are well worth watching. This is cutting edge work that has enormous potential for working with groups and individuals in remarkable ways! more>>

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Whole Thinking Journal

Check out the website for the Center for Whole Communities for in-depth books and essays that deeply address how to create whole communities. The journal is filled with interesting articles and can be downloaded as a pdf. more>>

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Book: Honeybee Democracy

by Thomas D. Seeley. A new book about the way that honeybees make collective decisions and how this could be applied to groups of people as well. Fascinating! more>>

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“Daily Good” News that Inspires

Check out this new website from the folks at CharityFocus for daily inspiration about people and groups doing great work with heart and soul: http://www.dailygood.org/

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Book: “The Power of Collective Wisdom and the Trap of Collective Folly”

by Alan Briskin, Sheryl Erickson, John Ott & Tom Callanan – “Based on nine years of research The Power of Collective Wisdom shows how we can reliably tap into the extraordinary cocreative potential that exists whenever human beings gather together.” … Continue reading

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Investigating the Space of the Invisible

“In an interview with Otto Scharmer, Professor Arthur Zajonc explores what it means to access and work with direct perception, both individually and in groups.”  more>>

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