Post Tagged with: "Integral"

Episode 130: Investigating the nature of transformative change

Episode 130: Investigating the nature of transformative change

In this episode I have the joy of once again connecting with Karen O’Brien. She is originally from the US, but has been living and working in Norway for many years. She is a Professor at the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at the University of Oslo. She […]

Episode 115: A Zen approach to conflict mediation – cultivating the unbiased mind

Episode 115: A Zen approach to conflict mediation – cultivating the unbiased mind

In this episode I have the delight of connecting with Diane Musho Hamilton from the US. She is an experienced conflict mediator, Zen teacher and integral practitioner, and is also the author of Everything is Workable – A Zen Approach to Conflict. I’m also joined by my dear friend and co-host Anders Asphaug from Norway

Episode 99: Integral Aikido – throwing ourselves into enlightenment

Episode 99: Integral Aikido – throwing ourselves into enlightenment

In this episode I have the great fortune of connecting with aikido instructor and dharma teacher Miles Kessler. He is originally from the US but is now living in Tel Aviv, Israel. In our conversation we explore our shared passion for the Japanese martial art aikido and we do this in relation to one of our other passions, namely the integral discourse.

Episode 96: The higher stages of adult development – a trajectory of increasing ego maturity

Episode 96: The higher stages of adult development – a trajectory of increasing ego maturity

In this episode I have the great privilege of connecting with Dr. Susanne Cook-Greuter who is an independent researcher and consultant in the field of adult development. She is also one of the more prominent voices in the international integral community and will be one of the keynote speakers at the first […]

Episode 93: The emergence of integral consciousness in Europe

Episode 93: The emergence of integral consciousness in Europe

In this episode I have the delight of connecting with Dennis Wittrock (left) from Germany and Bence Gánti from Hungary. Together they are leading the Integral Europe initiative, a community of knowledge and practice that aims to “embody, represent, teach, develop and give voice to integral consciousness and its resulting […]

Episode 91: Growing up and waking up – the natural unfolding of states and stages

Episode 91: Growing up and waking up – the natural unfolding of states and stages

In this episode I have the joy of connecting with Terri O´Fallon Phd., who amongst other affiliations is connected to Pacific Integral. This institution is “a developer of educational and social change technologies and a global community of leaders and practitioners of transformative change”. One of their main […]

Episode 90: Peer to peer as an approach to governance, production and distribution of knowledge

Episode 90: Peer to peer as an approach to governance, production and distribution of knowledge

In this episode I´m joined by Michel Bauwens, who is the founder of P2P-foundation which works to promote, research and develop different forms of peer to peer practices. He starts out by describing his engagement with civic entrepreneurship, where the P2P-foundation is one example of this kind of relational […]

Episode 57: Being evolution through doing revolution

Episode 57: Being evolution through doing revolution

In this episode I have the delight of connecting with author, teacher and integral revolutionist Terry Patten who is visiting Oslo, Norway in February 2013. In our conversation we engage some of the core themes that Terry has been advocating the last couple of years. For instance, how […]

Episode 40: Envisioning a University for the Future

Episode 40: Envisioning a University for the Future

In this truly inspiring conversation I´m joined by Gaudenz Assenza, chair of the University for the Future Initiative, and Gary Hampson, senior researcher in the field of transformative higher education and transformative leadership. Both deeply care about regenerating higher education by embracing wisdom, deep vocation, dialogue and grand challenges. In the […]

Episode 38: The future potential of leadership is already expressing itself

Episode 38: The future potential of leadership is already expressing itself

In this three-way conversation I have the delight of connecting with Barrett C. Brown Ph.D and Jonathan Reams Ph.D as we explore the intriguing topic of late stage leadership development. Barrett has recently written a thesis with the following title: “Conscious Leadership for Sustainability: How leaders with late-stage actions […]

Episode 37: Generating transformative change through working with polarities

Episode 37: Generating transformative change through working with polarities

In this episode I´m glad to be joined by Geoff Fitch, founder and CEO of Pacific Integral. This is an organization in the U.S. that “works with both individuals and organizations that are committed to the emergence of a sustainable, equitable and beautiful future for humanity”. Geoff is […]

Episode 36: Dancing with Horses and Shadows

Episode 36: Dancing with Horses and Shadows

In this episode I´m joined by process philosopher and Associate Editor at Integral Review Journal, Bonnitta Roy. She will be visiting Norway in June 2012 in relation to a 5-day seminar focusing on integrative and transformative principles to learning and leadership. Bonnitta explains how her experience working with horses […]

Episode 25: Steps towards an Integral Education

Episode 25: Steps towards an Integral Education

In this episode I speak with Miriam Mason Martineau from Next Step Integral, an organization “dedicated to the advancement of human consciousness and to the integral embodiment of our human potential”. In our conversation we inquire into some of the possible links between integral perspectives and the field of education. Is […]

Episode 19: An integral approach to the creation of a sustainable future

Episode 19: An integral approach to the creation of a sustainable future

In this episode I speak with Professor Karen O´Brien from the Department of Sociology and Human Geography at Oslo University. Karen is influenced by the integral philosophy of Ken Wilber and works to apply different perspectives in researching and understanding the many facets of environmental change. She´s specifically interested […]

Episode 14: Integral Theory and Geography (part 3)

Episode 14: Integral Theory and Geography (part 3)

In this final part of my conversation with geographer Dr. Brian Eddy, we explore both the challenges and opportunities in bringing integral perspectives into the world. Realizing that the world is complex and unpredictable, we must train ourselves to constantly learn and adapt to new circumstances. We discuss some of the challenges […]

Episode 13: Integral Theory and Geography (part 2)

Episode 13: Integral Theory and Geography (part 2)

In this second part of my conversation with geographer Dr. Brian Eddy, we explore the relationship between nomothetic and idiographic types of knowledge, and how much of our knowledge of the world is situated and contextualized. We discuss how enduring patterns of reality (nomothetic patterns or habits) manifest […]

Episode 12: Integral Theory and Geography (part 1)

Episode 12: Integral Theory and Geography (part 1)

In this episode I speak with geographer Dr. Brian Eddy. We are both interested in the work of American philosopher Ken Wilber, and in this first part we delve into some of the basic tenets of Integral Theory. Brian first gives a description of the four quadrants of the AQAL model and his […]

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 […]