I am grateful and honored to have been the student of Eleanor Duckworth, Joseph Maxwell, Michael Huberman, Lance Lee, Jed Williamson, Bob Lloyd, Carol Weiss, Chris Argyris, Peter Senge, Ted Sizer, Pat Cox, Karen Seashore Lewis, Abby Tucker, Douglas Brooks, and all my own students when I was a teacher.
I have been strongly influenced in my work and thinking by Lao Tzu, Gary Snyder, Walt Whitman, Gregory Bateson, Donald Schon, Chris Argyris, Donnella Meadows, Francis Moore Lappe, Meg Wheatley, Peggy Holman, Chris Corrigan, Harrison Owen, Eleanor Duckworth, Paulo Friere, Marvin Weisbord, Ron Heifetz, Noel Tichy, and those mentors and teachers mentioned above.
Ethan Hazzard-Watkins crafted this beautiful web site for me. Deirdre Crowley and Melanie Ida Chopko taught me wonderful things about graphic recording and facilitation. Pat Cox taught be about “pausure” (as opposed to closure) in group facilitation. Juli Quinn has been a co-conspirator in change process and coaching for ages!
Tim Dalmau’s Enclave of Enneagrams, Green Line Lens, 6 Circle Lens (process tools)
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