Liberating Structures

I had the opportunity to learn about 9 liberating structures at a PD workshop at Royal Roads University last week. As a facilitator and educator, I am always looking for what is new in the field and for new ways to engage participants. These liberating structures, although not necessarily new (Fishbowl, What So What? Now What?), are conceived and …

Germán Dehesa

Sorry about the post in Spanish. (But what a wonderful opportunity to learn a new language, eh?) Ayer falleció Germán Dehesa. Me dolió saber que tenía cáncer, me dolió aun más saber que murió. Aunque a veces me hacía enojar con algunos de sus comentarios de La Gaceta del Ángel, le tenía cariño, su columna …

Starting Point

On May 2008, Susan Komives -one of the most recognized leadership scholars and a woman that I truly admire- encouraged me to pursue a Ph.D.  Months later, a series of events unfolded and I noticed that my dreams and intentions had started to take an unprecedented shape. The Learning Democracy by Doing Conference -Alternative Practices …