11 12, 2020

How Can We Influence City Development in Creative Economy

By |2020-12-13T18:24:55+00:00December 11th, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Caring, Caring, Contexting, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, Meshworking, Placecaring, Placemaking|0 Comments

Interview with Marilyn Hamilton for Civic Forum of Regions of the 60th Parallel Interviewer: Lev Gordon, Co-Founder Living Cities Russia LG: How can a citizen influence city development? MH: I would start with considering that as citizens we should express gratitude for our cities. They are the most complex systems yet created by [...]

21 03, 2020

Is Superordinate Goal the Gift of Covid19?

By |2020-03-22T18:11:06+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Capacity Building, Complex Challenges, Emergence, Master Intelligence, Meshworking, Newsletter, Storytelling - Cultures|1 Comment

In our VUCA world, confused and confounded by the rapid global spread of covid19, we may be viewing the unexpected emergence of a superordinate goal that is quickly aligning a plurality of nations, cities, citizens and experts to work together for survival. A superordinate goal (a term coined by Dr. Don Beck, co-author of [...]

21 03, 2020

VUCA World – Contact or Contract?

By |2020-03-21T13:17:47+00:00March 21st, 2020|A. Contexting Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, Contexting, Emergence, Newsletter, Reframing|1 Comment

Contract can mean “to confirm an agreement” or “to reduce/diminish/withdraw in size”. In the English language it is ambiguous, paradoxical and ironic that the same word can mean both a positive affirming energy and a negative declining energy. In the VUCA world of a pandemic like covid19 both meanings of the word “contract” are [...]

21 12, 2019

Integral City Meshworker 2019: ANNE-MARIE VOORHOEVE

By |2019-12-22T14:14:24+00:00December 21st, 2019|Meshworker of Year, Meshworking|0 Comments

Meet Anne-Marie Voorhoeve -  Integral City Meshworker of 2019. Anne-Marie is a strategist, social alchemist, social architect, innovative co-creator, experienced facilitator and expert in meshworking. She focuses on the integral transformation of society into a sustainable world. She has decades of international experience with communities, businesses, networks, organizations, technology providers, groups of politicians, NGOs. [...]

9 09, 2018

The All-Inclusive Neighborhood

By |2018-09-18T10:34:39+00:00September 9th, 2018|A. Contexting Intelligences, Action, B. Individual Intelligences, Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Designing Impact, Inquiry, Integral Maps, Meshworking, Navigating - IVSM, Storytelling - Cultures|4 Comments

This is an introduction to an integral-holistic approach for transformation to sustainable communities by Patricia van der Haak and Carla Onderdelinden, Co-Founders of Transitiereizen, The Netherlands. Organizing abundance and sustainability You probably know the concept of the all inclusive holiday with as much food, sunshine, and swimming as you wish? The impact of the all [...]

29 12, 2016

Meshworkers of the Year Award 2016: Coalescing Future Cities Africa

By |2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00December 29th, 2016|Building - Structures, C. Collective Intelligences, D. Strategic Intelligences, Integral Maps, Meshworking|1 Comment

Morel Fourman and his organization Gaiasoft have been working with cities and nations, for over a decade, particularly in Africa designing and implementing an electronic platform that enables strategic positioning for organizations within cities and across cities in the same country or continent. Morel’s work has provided systematic foundation building to strengthen city systems and [...]

21 12, 2016

Meshworker of the Year Nominees 2016

By |2017-04-07T02:57:16+00:00December 21st, 2016|Meshworking|1 Comment

2016 marks the first year Integral City Meshworks has received 2 nominations for the award Meshworker of the Year. Our 2 distinguished nominees for Meshworker of  2016 are: 1.Diana Claire Douglas and her work in Knowing Field Designs. Diana Claire uses systemic constellation work for accessing and revealing the invisible patterns in cities. Diana Claire [...]

23 12, 2015

Integral City Reflective Organ – December 2015: Inner Power, Outer Climate

By |2017-04-07T02:57:20+00:00December 23rd, 2015|B. Individual Intelligences, C. Collective Intelligences, city, D. Strategic Intelligences, E. Evolutionary Intelligences, F. Training, Inner, Inquiry, Meshworking, Outer, Storytelling - Cultures|2 Comments

This newsletter is published quarterly using a cycle of perspectives on the Integral City viewed from: Planet, People, Place and Power. The theme of this issue is Power. The reality of the (modern) city is that the issues of consciousness, intention and responsibility are the gateways of understanding, preventing and transforming material challenges because the [...]

20 12, 2015

Meshworkers of the Year Award 2015 – Imagine Durant, Oklahoma, USA Integral City of the Future

By |2017-04-07T02:57:20+00:00December 20th, 2015|C. Collective Intelligences, city, D. Strategic Intelligences, Dialogue|3 Comments

Imagine Durant has created a bold invitation to the 4 Voices of Durant Oklahoma, USA to imagine a vision for the future and develop the strategies to implement it.   Building on the economic boom of gaming tourism, and their own journeys as integrally informed leaders, the President of First United Bank and the (now) [...]

29 09, 2015

Waking UP the Human Hive – Recalibrating With Happiness

By |2017-04-07T02:57:20+00:00September 29th, 2015|city|1 Comment

When we place all the locators of our GPS compass in the service of our cities, we have the very real opportunity of re-calibrating our intentions, expectations and outcomes for cities. Working together as 4 Voices of the City, we have the intelligence to go beyond the Smart City beloved of Civic Managers and Citizens, [...]