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Los Cinco Principios de Circling

La intención de los Cinco Principios es que sean luces en el camino hacia la presencia compartida. No son reglas; son guías. No son respuestas; son preguntas para ser vividas. No son estáticos; evolucionan conforme nosotros evolucionamos, redefiniéndose momento a momento mientras crecemos y cambiamos. Compromiso con la Conexión: Una invitación a permanecer en conexión con lo que está emergiendo …

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Encountering the Stranger

by Sean Wilkinson The Furnace On the last day of the festival this year we created ‘The Furnace’. It was a workshop based on an ancient Mesopotamian ritual where the leaders are taken from the city and asked to answer for where they did not live up to their ideals. Inspired by this notion, John, Jordan and I sat in the …

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Circling & Integral Altitudes [link to hi-res below]

[–> click here for table with bigger font size <–] by Jordan Myska Allen Here’s a new way to look at the question “What is Circling?”… Answered from 8 different developmental frameworks of making meaning: Can you find where all of these perspectives have a relative truth inside of you right now? Can you see where Circling can honor these parts of your being, …

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Circling: How to Party Well & Grow While Doing It

by Jordan Myska Allen Party Well? The other day I listened to Ken Wilber interview in which he summed up Integral Spirituality in two simple words: “party well.” Cutting Cosmic Grooves Why? Because some part of us is at the leading edge of an entirely new way of humans relating to the world around us. A stage of development arising in …

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Everything is Radiant, Everything is Empty

Our kitchen isn’t just the heart of our house; with three practicing Circling leaders in one space, it’s a developmental crucible/dojo. We stand around telling each other the truth that we had not dared to see until this moment, while snacking on popcorn, going beyond empathizing while wiping down the countertops. In every single conversation one of us comes completely …

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This is your community… a rallying cry for conscious self-organization

by Jordan Myska Allen I’ve seen people I love and respect “gracefully bow-out,” when they didn’t like something in a Circle, Circling group, or community. Don’t they know that I crave their critique as much as I crave their praise!? Don’t they know how much the group longs for their feedback? Don’t they know how necessary their dissent is for …

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On Surrender

After leading this for many years, it’s rare for John to find the words to express what Surrendered Leadership is… Jesus on the cross represents perhaps the highest level of surrender. As a symbol it points to a complete integrity of values, a willingness to feel everything, a sense of connection to everything and a love and honour that transcend …

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The United States of America—a dream of freedom and connection

(In hosting a Circling weekend preceding the July 4th celebration of the birth of the USA, Jordan reflects on the parallels between Circling and the spirit of the USA as he sees them/it). 🇺🇸 🌀 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 The United States of America—a dream of freedom and connection. Our nation lives a stunning paradox: we recognize that the independence to determine our own fates comes …

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‘I’m Disappointed in Your Leadership’

A Circling Vignette The Feedback: I’m Disappointed in Your Leadership Last night after a two hour, public Circling event a bearded young man tapped me on the shoulder and asked for the gift of my attention. The bamboo-lined walkway where we stood was dimly lit with strings of small bulbs casting warm light. He stood very close, stared intently into …

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CirclingEurope on Forbes.com

We’re delighted to be featured on Forbes.com: Millennials, Here’s Why You’re Dissatisfied At Work The article is geared towards a mainstream audience and entrepreneurs so it seems to have been meaningful to those that want to hear about Circling in a business/‘real life’ setting. We think it has been easy for listeners to see the practical applications right away. Thanks It’s been so nourishing to see our community’s …