Acceptance of Fallibility

David Brooks & Peter Block: How to Know a Person

The Common Good podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and structures of belonging. This episode is the Abundant Community Conversation from September 14 where Troy Bronsink speaks with David Brooks and Peter Block about David’s new book, How to Know a...

A Winter Solstice Celebration for 2023 with Manda Scott and Nathalie Nahai

What is emerging in the collective heart of the world right now?  How are we stepping out of the old and into the new?  In what ways might despair and joy co-exist inside of us our current reality? In this...

Ross Gay: Pedagogy of Love, Precarity & Survival

The Common Good podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. For this episode, Devin Bustin and Joey Taylor speak with Ross Gay about his books Inciting Joy, The Book...

Poem: My Intentions Are Good

adrienne maree brown is an author, poet, and teacher of approaches to change. In her poem below, adrienne speaks to the openings we face daily between intention and reality, overwhelm and focus, despair and hope.   my intentions are good   my intentions are...

Leaders as Conveners: Lessons from Peter Block

“Convening is about creating a place and an invitation for people to show up and take responsibility for the well-being of the whole.” – Peter Block   This post is also available in: Español (Spanish) Português (Portuguese)   The WKKF Global Fellows Network recently gathered for a virtual conversation with Peter...

Who Do We Choose To Be? Meg Wheatley and Peter Block

The Common Good podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and structures of belonging.  This episode is the Abundant Community Conversation from August 2 where Amy Howton speaks with Meg Wheatley and Peter Block about the new edition of Meg’s...

We Hold Medicine for Each Other – A Conversation about Race

What does it mean to heal racial wounds? This complex topic continues to bewilder us as a collective and individually. As we search for tools and tactics for solving the ongoing challenges surrounding race and its history, are we...

Seeds of Land Return

How is our relationship with the land tied to our relationships with one another, and the possibility for cultivating strong and nurturing communities? This Land Return toolkit, developed by the Sustainable Economies Law Center, offers a unique perspective on...

Murmurations: A Spell for the Fall Equinox

the nights stretch themselves over our harried hearts there’s no differentiation now each day we come apart in new ways at old seams we age on the edge of crises we thought were hyperbolic til they knocked upon our door one answer to the chaos is hibernation one answer to...

Does Independence Exist? Exploring Scarcity, Abundance and Interdependence

Modern culture has instilled in most of us an unchecked reverence for the idea of independence. It is a celebrated sign of maturity and accomplishment. A promised path to freedom, and a signal that we have arrived. Soulful teachers,...

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Drawing from Indigenous Wisdom: Centering Life in Society & Economy

Building a "next system" to supplant the current systemic drivers of our economic and political crises should include the...