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  • Olaf shared from Systemic Coaching and Constellations: An Introduction to the Principles, Practices and Application by John Whittington
    In a healthy system everyone who has contributed is acknowledged and the history of the system is spoken about, including all the difficulties. Everything has a place. Roles are created in conscious connection with the purpose of the whole system. There is a balance between what each individual and team gives and what they receive. Everyone feels safe and able to relax into their own authority and apply it, willingly, for the good of the system.
    Note: Time and place, belonging and exchange. Ordering forces of a human system.
  • Olaf shared from A Slip of the Keyboard: Collected Non-fiction by Terry Pratchett
    I find it now rather embarrassing that people beginning the Discworld series start with The Colour of Magic and The Light Fantastic, which I don’t think are some of the best books to start with. This is the author saying this, folks. Do not start at the beginning with Discworld. The
    Note: What the author says ...@mattbarcomb ;-)
  • Olaf shared from The Art of Possibility: Transforming Professional and Personal Life by Rosamund Stone Zander, Benjamin Zander
    when told by a violinist that a difficult passage in the violin concerto was virtually unplayable, Stravinsky is supposed to have said: “I don’t want the sound of someone playing this passage, I want the sound of someone trying to play it!” This
    Note: Love this book. Highly recommended:-)
  • Olaf shared from Finding Your Way In A Wild New World: Four steps to fulfilling your true calling by Martha Beck
    As long as people keep making money by rational means, Weber wrote, society’s iron cages will keep imprisoning them, obliterating their desires and differences, turning human workers into mere components of the great financial machine of society.
    Note: “As long as people keep making money by rational means, Weber wrote, …” cc @gebhardborck
  • Olaf shared from Finding Your Way In A Wild New World: Four steps to fulfilling your true calling by Martha Beck
    Maximum positive attention (the most valuable resource in this wild new world) comes from being absolutely yourself, operating from your true nature, to connect with the true nature of people, animals, plants, events, and situations.
    Note: Maximum positive attention in this wild new world comes from being absolutely yourself. @MarthaBeck
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Olaf Lewitz