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The Time for Thought and Action

The Time for Thought and Action

Jun 15 2020

Coronavirus has amplified my preoccupation with thought vs action. For those of us who score high in the FEBI© Visionary category, 12 weeks of lockdown limiting external distractions is verdant breeding ground for introspection.

Zen Leader in front of the White House CAMPAIGN FEVER: HOW WE’VE TURNED INDIGNATION INTO A NATIONAL PASTIME (AND THE FIRST FLIP TOWARD A BETTER COUNTRY)

CAMPAIGN FEVER: HOW WE’VE TURNED INDIGNATION INTO A NATIONAL PASTIME (AND THE FIRST FLIP TOWARD A BETTER COUNTRY)

Nov 03 2016

Ginny Whitelaw for Integral Post: November 2nd, 2016 “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man…

Teal enso logo with a tree Connected Leadership for a Connected Age

Connected Leadership for a Connected Age

Sep 12 2016

September 2016 Brown and crinkled leaves begin to collect on my patio, the vanguard of the leaf-onslaught to come. Did summer already shoot by? Not…

Rebecca Ryan chopping wood Women of the Land

Women of the Land

Aug 29 2016

Two groups of women, training at a Zen Dojo, thirty years apart. I met the first group when I was a Chozen-ji live-in. For three…

soft focus people Forget Democrats and Republicans – What Kind of Convention are YOU Hosting?

Forget Democrats and Republicans – What Kind of Convention are YOU Hosting?

Jun 24 2016

For those of you living outside the US or under a rock, you may have missed it: the most bloody, angry, and divisive presidential primary…

Zen Leader and Donald Trump TRUMP, HAMILTON, AND THE ZEN LEADER WALK INTO A BAR…

TRUMP, HAMILTON, AND THE ZEN LEADER WALK INTO A BAR…

May 16 2016

Ginny Whitelaw for Integral Post: May 9th, 2016 OK, so that didn’t literally happen, but it’s a figurative summary of my week. On Monday, I…

Antenna The Energy of Agile Leadership: from Antenna to Arrow

The Energy of Agile Leadership: from Antenna to Arrow

Apr 29 2016

Leadership runs on energy. As that energy runs through the human nervous system, four patterns emerge that show up in four ways of moving, four…

Fall leaves Zen, Leadership, and What I Learned About Organizer Energy

Zen, Leadership, and What I Learned About Organizer Energy

Nov 01 2015

Gold-lit leaves in no hurry to reach the ground, join woody ground-smells as summer’s growth becomes fall’s carpet. Exploding senses, deep-rooted training, and a profound…

Zen Leader and taking ownership Taking Ownership: How We Avoid It and How Zen Tackles Avoidance

Taking Ownership: How We Avoid It and How Zen Tackles Avoidance

Aug 14 2015

Ginny Whitelaw for Integral Post: May 14th, 2014 I was watching a gastronomically challenging documentary the other night:  Forks over Knives . It came out a…