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Episode 7: Aikido – riding the wave of personal and relational transformation

Episode 7: Aikido – riding the wave of personal and relational transformation

In this seventh episode I speak to Mouliko Halen, a 6th Dan instructor in Aikido. He reveals how he came across the martial arts and further explains how Aikido is a system of self defense, but at the same time, a highly advanced approach to personal and relational […]

Episode 6: Bærekraftig endringsledelse

Episode 6: Bærekraftig endringsledelse

I denne episoden snakker jeg med “endringsagent” John Richard Hansen. Vi utforsker hvordan organisasjonsutvikling kan faseliteres på en bærekraftig måte. Vi går samtidig nærmere inn på hva som ligger i en bærekraftig forståelse av endringsprosesser, og John Richard illustrerer blant annet med ADKAR-modellen. Bokstavene står for Acknowledge, Desire, […]

Episode 5: Mindfulness – en trening i mot og tillit til livet

Episode 5: Mindfulness – en trening i mot og tillit til livet

I denne episoden snakker jeg med Michael de Vibe over Skype. Han er lege og forsker blandt annet på mindfulness. De siste 20 årene har det vært en økt interesse for å anvende ulike meditasjonsformer i sekulære sammenhenger. Michael de Vibe forteller om den historiske bakgrunnen, utviklingen og […]

Episode 4: Creating change through informal learning communities

Episode 4: Creating change through informal learning communities

In this fourth episode I speak with Vince Horn, co-founder of the popular podcastshow Buddhist Geeks. He’s also a teacher in the Insight Meditation Tradition, in addition to being an explorer of what he calls Pragmatic Dharma. Besides talking about geeky Buddhist stuff, we delve into the idea […]

Episode 3: Mageplask på livets vann

Episode 3: Mageplask på livets vann

I denne episoden blir vi med bak scenen og snakker med Trondheimsbandet Mageplask (som nå heter Man the Machettes). Opptaket ble gjort i forbindelse med konserten de spilte på Knaus ved Studentersamfundet i Trondheim 1. april. De fem medlemmene forteller blant annet om hva som skal til for […]

Episode 2: Passion for Learning (part 2)

Episode 2: Passion for Learning (part 2)

In this second episode with Jonathan Reams we continue our discussion about transformational learning. We begin by exploring the challenges one meets when trying to create new ways of teaching in todays school system. Further on we discuss the different expectations for teachers and students, and how we can build institutions […]

Episode 1: Passion for Learning

Episode 1: Passion for Learning

In this first episode I speak to Associate Professor of Adult Learning and Counseling, Jonathan Reams. We discuss the concept of transformational learning and how this ties into integral thinking. Reams also shares his personal story of how he ended up i Trondheim, Norway. This is the first […]