AHIMSA and The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education Present a Free Public Forum - Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide06/30/2011
Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide AHIMSA http://www.ahimsaberkeley.org/ and The Metta Center for Nonviolence Education http://www.mettacenter.org/ present a Free Public Forum Taking stock of peace: Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide Sunday, October 30, 2011 2:30-5:30pm Berkeley Society of Friends 2151 Vine St. in Berkeley You are invited to a celebration of the global...
Alumnus Michael Mayer, PhD '77 Offers Case Consultation/Training Group as Online CEUs or in Person in the SF Bay Area06/30/2011
Dear Colleague: I hope you are enjoying the blooming summertime in the Bay Area.. During these troubled times when we are being called upon to bring the best of our mind-body treatments to our patients suffering, I hope you'll consider expanding your repertoire of such treatments in this Bodymind Healing Psychotherapy Case Consultation/Training group. I'd love to share with you the integrative...
Alumnus Ken Fox, PhD '96 is battling cancer. Kenneth would like you to keep him in your thoughts & prayers. The story of his cancer journey is chronicled in the following website: http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/kennethfox If you would like to make direction contact, you can write a message on the above website, email him: email@example.com home phone: 360-734-7846 K's cell:...
NeuroQuantology Journal - Call For Papers/Invitation to Publish Dear Saybrook Faculty and Students, Cheryl Fracasso and Stanley Krippner are currently putting together a special edition for the NeuroQuantology Journal that is focused on both "pioneers who have changed the face of science", as well as "outstanding mentors and/or faculty members who are ensuring the future of science by...
Five Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities are Available for the 2012-2013 Academic Year06/30/2011
Five Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowships in the Humanities are available for the 2012-2013 academic year from the Penn Humanities Forum of the University of Pennsylvania for untenured junior scholars who are no more than eight years out of their doctorate. Candidates from all humanistic disciplines are eligible, as well as those in allied areas such as Anthropology and History of Science....
Alumna Robert McCarthy, PhD '03 Announces Full-time Opening for an Experienced Mental Health Clinician06/30/2011
McCarthy Counseling Associates, PA (MCA) presently has a full-time opening for an experienced mental health clinician already licensed for independent practice. MCA is a private group practice with a staff of 5 full-time clinicians and 3 full-time administrative staff. The successful applicant will provide a range of Clinical Counseling services (individual, group, couple, family). In addition...
ALUMNI HOMECOMING- AUGUST 26 - 27, 2011 - Westin SFO PLEASE RSVP to SaybrookAlumniAssociation@Saybrook.edu or call 415-394-5968 FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 3:00 - 5:00 PM - The Traditionally Popular ALUMNI PUBLICATIONS will be on display. Almost 200 books published by our alumni and some by our students. An impressive and inspiring showing.- END OF WESTIN BALLROOM (DINING HALL) FOYER 5:30 - 6:30 - PM...
By Diane Moore
A definition of leadership is emerging in my thinking based on several recent encounters with leaders who might not think of themselves as such.
I began graduate school at LIOS in part because I was inspired by a few graduates who awoke in me a sense of “I want that!” They had some way of being I could not articulate. They were powerful and vulnerable at the same time. They spoke about things that I did not know people could speak about in a workplace, like trust and care. It is only after several years that I now realize what I recognized in them. The “that” which I wanted was leadership. They spoke about what mattered to them. And that mattered.
As I watch my thoughts on leadership develop, I encounter my old definition of leadership. My story was something involving a charismatic person in a position of authority: presidents and CEOs, executives and inspiring political organizers. I think we could all name several of these types of leaders.
This story is transforming into recognition that a leader is a person, any person, who is deeply in tune with what arises in them and brings it forward into the world. Leadership is that simple. The complexity, if there is any, is getting out of my own way; to allow that which arises in me to have voice in the world. Even if it is not what is expected of me; even if it does not please the people around me; and maybe most importantly, even if it surprises me, I must not abandon authenticity for consistency.
Three experiences in particular have emboldened this emerging notion.
"Taking stock of peace: Inspiration from Peace Movements World Wide" launches the recent publication of Peace Movements Worldwide, a three volume anthology of the global peace movement. Its chapters cover the history, culture, strategies, and successes of the worldwide peace movement, among other topics.
Co-editors Marc Pilisuk, a member of the Human Science faculty at Saybrook university and longtime peace advocate, and UC Berkeley Professor Emeritus Michael Nagler, will be joined by some of the peace anthology’s other contributors to discuss the state of the peace movement around the world.
Taking stock of peace: Inspiration from Peace Movements Worldwide
Sunday, October 30, 20112:30-5:30pm
Berkeley Society of Friends -
2151 Vine St. in Berkeley