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The Dance of Elders and Youngers

elders and youngers May 10, 2020
 

In this conversation, I interview Isabel Carlisle about a course she designed and delivered that brought 'youngers' and 'elders' into a supportive relationship. This is one aspect of Wisdom in Action that FireHawk and I are particularly keen to find out more about how such relationships work in...

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Becoming a Tech Savvy Elder

elderhood development May 08, 2020
 

I came across this workout about a year ago, and David and I have woven it into our time at the gym. Here is a link to the work out. https://bit.ly/ZachBushWorkout

We both agree we feel great afterward. It is a reasonably high-intensity regime that encourages your body to release Nitric...

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Love as Allurement

elders and youngers Feb 24, 2020

by Ann Roberts 

This morning, with a cup of tea in hand, I was sitting contemplating what I might do with the day when my eyes glanced over to my bookshelf.

Books are a joy to me!  I take such pleasure in the commitment of the author to share their insight with me. It feels such...

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Elderhood and Spiral Dynamics.

 

In this my second conversation with Jon Freeman, we explore the interplay between Erik Erikson’s life cycle model (adapted by Mary Catherine Bateson) and the stages of adult development within Spiral Dynamics theory.   Having laid the ground of Spiral Dynamics within this...

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An Introduction to Spiral Dynamics

 

I first met Jon Freeman in 2010 when I participated in one of his training programs on Spiral Dynamics.  I so enjoyed the experience, and I took the insights gained into both my leadership development practice within Police Scotland and into my personal life too.  What I enjoyed was his...

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Pioneering Nature of Active Wisdom

active wisdom research Jan 10, 2020
 

Sue Brightman interviewed me as part of her research project ‘100 women in a 100 days’, the findings of which will be in her soon to be published book A Call to Further Becoming: The New Declaration from Women Over 50. It was this meeting with Sue that led to my own research into how...

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