Monthly Archives: May 2005

KNOWING WHERE THE FOOD CAME FROM

Here’s a web page is dedicated to the charlatan guru Osho. (Exemplifying our point of departure for this entry.) It’s hard to say his early Bagwan Shree Rajneesh persona covered up his later crazy tendencies, or those tendencies developed in … Continue reading

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EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING ARCHIVE I.

David A. Kolb, Patricia J. Jensen, and Ann C. Baker have published an excellent abstract about their recent book Conversational Learning. (Editor of the abstract: Yoshi Takeda.) The book is important. When you think about it, any dialogical exchange brings … Continue reading

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SLAP HITTER WITH SPIRIT

When I think of David A. Kolb, I mostly think of getting a tip from my pal Laine about a Sunday softball game played at Forest Hills Park since 1987 (or so). I laughed out loud when she suggested I … Continue reading

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LEADERSHIP BETTER LATE THAN NEVER

Although I have no experience working in large or even middling small businesses, the question of leadership, what it is, and what it concerns, and how it is to be developed, arises through my interest in organizational development and professional … Continue reading

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THINKING STRAITS

Reasoning implements thinking habits. Those habits may be advantageous, or not! A few quick gleanings from the web in the direction of breaking away. Provocative Ideas @imaginization A.L.Tenner-Learning From Paradox Metasystem Transition @Principia Cybernetica Metasystem Transition Theory @ PC Nasruddin … Continue reading

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TRAPPED BY SUBJECTS QUALIFIED

The true meaning of a term is to be found by observing what a man does with it, not by what he says about it. – P.W. Bridgman …from a terrific, short page of quotations @The Dallas/Fort Worth Center for … Continue reading

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IN THE NOWHERE THAT YOU CAME FROM

If you could give up tricks and cleverness, this would be the cleverest trick! Rumi was one of the great lanterns of experiential spirituality and Sufism. Today, not only is Rumi the most read poet in the world, his work … Continue reading

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