In her Relational Leadership Summit presentation, Austin and Bay Area authentic relating facilitator Heather McClellan shares her thoughts and research on some of the most common ways that authentic relating practices and communities go awry.
The word Authenticity gets thrown around a lot these days. While it speaks to the heart of what so many people are longing for, it also carries its share of (often annoying) baggage. What are the pitfalls of emphasizing practices on authenticity? How many people have a clear understanding of the term? In his Relational Leadership Summit presentation, Integral […]
Are you daring to start a revolution, and would like to make it to the other side relatively un-scathed? Here are some things to consider… Robert Kandell has been on the front-lines of progressive community organization in some pretty edgy territory. Fortunately he has survived with stories to share for our benefit. His presentation from […]
“Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.” – Martin Luther King Jr Are we really one human family, all in this together — as brothers and sisters? How do we become truly Global Citizens, and step into our civic power? It often seems hard enough to get […]
In today’s age where more people are comfortable texting than deeply looking each other in the eye, connection has become a lost art – leading to increased disconnection and loneliness. And yet, there is a path to connection that’s easy to find – and which also allows you to deepen your connection with yourself. Could […]
Of all the speakers and presenters at the 2016 Relational Leadership Summit, Brooke McNamara’s presentation delivered a poignant and pointed transmission for creative leaders. What are the words that spark inspiration in us when we are teaching others, and how does the aliveness of language become a strong carrier of our leadership?
Authenticity as a practice has limitations and blindspots. After all, it is only one perspective and one practice. Rob McNamara and Maria Bailey offer a beautiful critique of relational practice and illuminate some of the deeper currents that can help integrate and guide the application of Relational Leadership.