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Snow covered lantern Zen Leadership Post

Zen Leadership Post

Jan 08 2018

Message from Ginny: I write, a storm rages up the East coast, bringing damage and disruption in its wake, even as it deposits a fine…

Fireworks FocusOn Winter, 2018

FocusOn Winter, 2018

Jan 07 2018

FocusOn Winter, 2018 Moving beyond fear into the New Year “Fear is excitement without the breath.” – Fritz Perls Just back from integral Life’s What…

Light at the end of the stairs Moving Beyond Fear

Moving Beyond Fear

Oct 08 2017

Ginny Whitelaw and David Riordan for Integral Life: originally posted October 7, 2017 It is my pleasure today to talk with Ginny Whitelaw, President of…

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…

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…