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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 how 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 …

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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 …

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What is Circling?

It’s been 3 years in the making but finally we have a video that captures a bit of what Circling is! It’s been quite a journey over these years spreading this practice and we’re touched to have a video capture some of that experience. Thank you to everyone who has been a part of making this and spreading the practice …

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What is Surrendered Leadership? (A First Look)

We believe you can more elegantly express your unique service to the world… here’s how. by Jordan Myska Allen Surrendered leadership is a paradox: Self-leadership, in connection with the whole. In other words, you have to be willing to open to yourself and your connection to everyone and everything else. We hope this article will interest you and others into …

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Unconventional Life Summit: Jan 15-17

We’re excited to be a part of The Unconventional Life Summit January 15-17. John Thompson, Sean Wilkinson and Jordan Myska Allen are featured in this free virtual business accelerator. Jules Schroeder is bringing together the world’s top millennial entrepreneurs to reveal their secrets on how to uplevel your business, mind/body/spirit and relationships – and create lasting impact. Check it out …