EYES She grew up under the gaze of those eyes. They became hers — and then mine. How do I hold myself in loving arms?
This is a retrospective, not of the last week, but of the last month. HoglundArt I started painting earlier this year and love it! While painting, I move into a state of flow which feels very relaxing, enjoyable, and freeing. My new website, HoglundArt, is now up and running where I’ll share my art. I’ve […]
Here are my drawings and paintings sorted in different categories: Portraits of myself and others Trees and landscapes Water and sky Flowers and grass Architecture and built environments Animals Update 2019-08-03:I have now created another website — HoglundArt — where I share my drawings and paintings.
I have recently read Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler, which is an international bestseller from 1993. While reading, I was struck by the similarities and differences between how Ricardo Semler runs Semco and The Sociocratic Circle-Organization Method, which was developed by Gerard Endenburg. Family businesses The first […]
Maverick: The Success Story Behind the World’s Most Unusual Workplace by Ricardo Semler is an international bestseller which was first published in 1993. This is a review of the edition from 1999. Ricardo Semler writes in the new introduction that Maverick is “a reminder that age-old truths about human nature, respect and integrity can be […]
This is a look back at my reading and painting during the week, including some reflections. Reflections I made the following notes to myself this month: Life is self-creating in a dynamically alive universe. Generative organizing is autopoietic. Allopoietic operating principles are “poisonous” for living systems. Organizing between and beyond is about moving beyond the […]
This is a look back at my reading and painting during the week. Reading This week I started reading Mae-Wan Ho’s The Rainbow and The Worm and Living Rainbow H2O. Mae-Wan Ho takes the reader on a fascinating voyage of discovery through the physics of organisms, which explains why water is so remarkably fit for […]
This is a look back at my reading and painting during the week. Reading I finished reading Safeguarding Our Common Future by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic this week. Ingrid Leman Stefanovic argues that our environmental actions will change only when we see our world in a different way. Our basic beliefs and value systems frame the […]
This is a look back at my reading and painting during the week. Reading This week I’ve read Energies (1964), How We Do Things (1974), Transformation (1974), Intimations (1975), Creative Thinking (1989), and Way To Be Free (2006) by John G. Bennett. John G. Bennett always returned to the idea that there are more inward […]
This is a look back at my reading and painting during the week. Painting I enjoy painting trees and flowers, water and sky! It’s meditative. Reading I’ve read David Abram’s The Spell of the Sensuous this week. I’ve also read, or rather re-read, Elisabet Sahtouris’ EarthDance during week. I was reminded that what Elisabet Sahtouris […]