Leadership Development Tools

  • Making Your Strengths Matter

    You’ve probably been asked on more than one occasion to describe your strengths. Often our answer is a well rehearsed recitation, that serves the listener not us. But by opening yourself up to a fresh inquiry of what is most alive for you now, you can use this question to your benefit. Are you use using your strengths to tackle problems that matter to you? Find out!

  • Just Imagine: The Urgency of Now

    It’s clear, now more than ever, that the world needs our best dreaming, our best thinking and our best actions. Now is the time to connect, with nature, our inner knowing, and with a community of like-minded and supportive friends and colleagues.

  • The #OneAction Pledge Starts Monday!

    Do you benefit from having accountability to get things done? Take one action for seven days to bring your purpose-driven future to reality. Join us to experiment with the progress you can make with one small action each day!

  • Let’s Get Personal About Sustainability

    Our ability to maintain an even or positive balance of personal energy is a critical starting point for making a difference in the world. Are your personal resources are in alignment with your values and goals? This activity will help you uncover how you’re currently using your precious and finite resources. It’s guaranteed to get you thinking about ways you can increase your own sustainability and effectiveness!

  • Acting Now from the Emerging Future

    How do we lead from the emerging future in the midst of present day challenges? Karl Weick calls this future-perfect thinking. But can we really act as though the future we imagine has already been realized? Acting from the emerging future not only strengthens one of the four ways of knowing, but counteracts despair and disappointment about the current state of our surroundings. This practice empowers us to act strongly now from a place of personal vision and bring the future into our present reality. Try it now with this guided practice from Darcy Winslow!

  • What Happens When You Flush?

    Where does your water come from? When you flush, where do the solids go? What happens to the waste water? Find out how much you know about your human impact on the larger systems around you with this week’s bioregional quiz.

  • 10 Questions You Probably Can’t Answer About Home

    This week’s quiz will reveal how good you are at shifting your perspective from “ME” to “WE”. Greater awareness of the natural history and communities around you creates a spill-over effect, heightening your sensitivity to the human groups you live and work with.

  • The Matrix Of Place Quiz

    How much DON’T you know about the place you call home? Do you know about the dynamics of this larger system around you? Most of us are ignorant of this matrix. But it is the biggest interactive game there is. Test your knowledge with this week’s Matrix of Place Quiz!