There’s a path here, meant to discover – not yet another place to run off to and consume, but a way to make the place where we are healthy and whole again, through one another. A path so obscured by our current mainstream cultural norms that most people can at best vaguely accept that it might exist, but very few know its contours.
Notes from our Learning Journeys | Harvests about SenseMaking with Social System Maps from our Community of Practice.
Phil Metzler and Laura Kaestele discuss her perspective on what SenseMaking means to her work and for network weaving.
A success story about Sense Making with the RE-AMP Network’s Social System Map
Part 6 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor Reflecting On Our Discussions It’s been over two years since my original interview with Aldo. That one interview was so rich, it generated six blog posts and an abiding friendship. We’ve met online semi-monthly ever since that first great conversation, to talk about our projects, challenges,…
Most of us think about ‘Relationship’ too personally, too one-dimensionally, and too cautiously to support transformation.
Eugene Cooke is an Agroecologist and urban farmer with experience from California to Kenya. He’s the founder of Grow Where You Are, is currently located in Atlanta and is focused on food sovereignty. He’s also a member of a relatively large network funded and convened by one of our mapping clients. Meaning – he’s in…
It Needs to Be a True Collaboration Social System Mapping is an art more than a science. It’s an art that entails a process that starts with understanding the purpose or aims of a collaborative/action/intentional network, learning what kinds of other- and systemic- awareness would amplify the network’s ability to learn and act together, translating…
How a Social System Map Expands Consciousness and Increases Choice.
Exploring network consciousness with Glenda Eoyang of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute
“. . . a network map captures and represents those three fundamental characteristics (or CDE) that we think define the nature of all self-organizing systems. CDE means Container, Differences and Exchanges.” ~ Glenda Eoyang