The Nahuatl word “apapachar” -- a truly Latin embrace stories in a word May 19, 2018

Have you ever felt embraced by a person or a place?  I have that sense about Aotearoa/New Zealand, a place I came to originally in 1983 and spent almost 30 years discovering.  I feel a deep connection to this land and she has a great sense of aliveness for me.  I call her "she"...

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Nurturing stories around the table stories in a word Jan 24, 2018

 I've been hosting an international Booksprint over the past few days.  Around 40 authors are engaged in creating a Visual Facilitation Fieldguide, with the aim of both sharing their expertise and extending the field.  While many authors are working virtually and checking in via...

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The Swedish word “lagom” — what the Scandinavians know about teaming stories in a word Dec 09, 2017

There are so many challenges to working with groups these days.  What do we know about teaming that makes sense today? It seems an appropriate time to post the the next language contribution from Sweden — the word “lagom”, which literally means “team around”....

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