This is a summary of my reading and painting this week. Book The Philosopher’s Stone: Chaos, Synchronicity and the Hidden Order of the World by F. David Peat arrived this week. I have started reading the book and will come back with a review. Peat is one of my favorite authors. My series of posts […]
This is a look back at this week’s reading and painting. Reading Blogs Recently, I have discovered Carolyn J Roberts’s – Fine Artist blog. Carolyn Roberts (@CRJFineArtist) took the decision six years ago to re-ignite her passion for art. I enjoy both her art and writing. Another blog which has caught my interest is Vogel […]
This is a summary of my reading and painting during the last month (week 40–44, 2019). Paintings I published the following paintings at Jan Höglund Art: Reading I finished reading the following books: The Book On The Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are by Alan Watts. Watts explores in this book who, or what, we […]
When I break open into myself I can’t help but bleed. I long to be held by one who loves me.
Here is a post by David Ing with notes from a plenary Christopher Alexander Lecture by David Seamon at PUARL 2018 Conference. David Seamon talked about wholeness, where the whole remains whole. Wholeness is a global thing, easy to feel, hard to define. Seamon makes the following distinction between analytic vs. synergistic relationality. Analytic relationality– […]
David Bohm is one of the most interesting thinkers that I’ve encountered during all years of reading. Here’s an overview of posts where I mention David Bohm in one way or another: 2018 Organizing retrospective 126 — A retrospective of 2018. Book Review: The Supreme Art of Dialogue by Anthony Blake Book Review: Mind and […]
Introduction I’m interested in how to tap into the collective intelligence of a group, for example, in decision-making. Two weeks in a row I’ve facilitated two different workshops which had the specific aim to make decisions in two separate but related areas. In both cases the needed decisions were long overdue. In one case, with […]
This is a summary of my reading and painting over the past two months. Painting I mentioned in my previous retrospective that I’ve created another website where I share my art. Below are some of my recent paintings. Reading I’ve read the following books: Bohm-Biederman Correspondence: Creativity in Art and Science by David Bohm and […]
Watts Humphrey and Dee Hock are two pioneers, in different areas, and in different ways. They also have two very different ways of seeing work. Watts Humphrey: Work is, or has to be, repeatable Watts Humphrey provides his view on process improvement in Three Process Perspectives: Organizations, Teams, and People (Kluwer Academic Publishers, Annals of […]
EYES She grew up under the gaze of those eyes. They became hers — and then mine. How do I hold myself in loving arms?