Remembering what is important, science vs storytelling OR consilience.

I recently forgot what was important.  Values are important to me.  I take advisement from research (or as Capella would have it, I am a critical thinker).  I try to live my life in balance, in positive relationships.  I get lessons once in awhile.  The lesson today – science and storytelling. Here is a post…

Similiar leadership tools, nonprofit management and Restorative Justice.

I’m working on a PhD in Nonprofit Administration, Capella University.  Taking a course on Nonprofit Leadership. I am starting year 7 as a nonprofit Executive Director, and learning a great deal from my coursework. As you know, I see things through the lens of my passion for Restorative Justice.  So I’m sharing with you some…

Labels hurt. Restorativeness includes kindness to those that bully.

I stay away from the word “bully”.  I put in “bully behavior”.  Labels hurt people.  It’s hard to be called a name, its hard to be you, when a strong label has been applied.  My path to my views was influenced by a few things. I would not recommend doing this.  I kept a Circle…

Restorative Justice Resources – Minnesota Restorative Services Coalition

I put together a quick page for today’s summit and I am sharing that here:   Talking & Teaching RJ:   IIRP –join the list serve, data base of articles http://www.realjustice.org/Books-and-Videos.html Restorative Justice On-line – RJOB http://www.restorativejustice.org/ Excellent Power-point overview, excellent and extensive data base of articles UK, site – Restorative Justice videos – powerful,…

Corporate world, workplace discrimination responses mirror Restorative Justice.

Today is the day.  I knew studying for my PhD would weave into the blog.  Here it is a post with a reference.  I held out for over 3 months, I didn’t want to change the “voice” of Circlespace.  However, I ran into something to good, to not share. I was reading TARGET PRACTICE: AN ORGANIZATIONAL…