Whose Relationship IS It, Anyway?

By Christine | January 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Most of us think about ‘Relationship’ too personally, too one-dimensionally, and too cautiously to support transformation.

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A Co-Inspirational Feed-Back Loop with Eugene Cooke

By Christine | September 30, 2019 | 1 Comment

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 … Read more

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Theory and Practice in Social System Mapping: Part 3 of an Interview with Glenda Eoyang

By Christine | April 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

How a Social System Map Expands Consciousness and Increases Choice.

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Theory and Practice in Network Mapping: Part 2 of an Interview with Glenda Eoyang

By Christine | April 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Exploring network consciousness with Glenda Eoyang of the Human Systems Dynamics Institute

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HSD Theory and Practice in Network Mapping: An Interview with Glenda Eoyang Pt. 1

By Christine | December 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

“. . . 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

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The Process of Participatory Community Network Mapping – Part 5 of an Interview with Aldo de Moor

By Christine | October 8, 2018 | 2 Comments

A map without conversations is nothing and conversations without some form of mapping are much more fragmented.

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How to Turn sumApp Into Your Kumu Map Portal

By Christine | May 30, 2018 | 2 Comments

How you can simplify map access for your network members by turning sumApp into your Kumu map portal

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Network-ing Does Not Equal Network WEAVING

By Christine | March 26, 2018 | 17 Comments

For those of us who don’t resonate to Harvey McKay’s ‘Swim With the Sharks’ and that ilk – the default, mainstream meaning of ‘networking’ can be a big turn-off . We’ve come to understand it as a specific, often self-serving, not-necessarily-authentic, social butterflying kind of activity. To many of us ‘networking’ is a popularity contest – best left to smarmy salesmen, politicians, corporate CEOs & lobbyists. We get a little queasy just contemplating joining those ranks. And no amount of rosy pep-talk convinces us. For introverts and those who value authenticity ‘Networking’ fires up the wrong imaginings.

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How to Create a ‘Live Link’ from sumApp to Kumu for Real Time Network Mapping

By Christine | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Maya Townsend interview has generated interest in live-link mapping – as well as questions about how to do it and what one should know. This post is in response to those questions.

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By Christine | January 29, 2018 | 2 Comments

. . . one of the [important] pieces… is to get that sense of ‘we’re not in this alone,’ that ‘we have more connections than we know.’

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