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11/30 – Why We Can’t Wait: Quotes by Martin Luther King

Uncategorized / Leadership Quote / August-November 2016

Martin Luther King Jr., Why We Can’t Wait, 1963

“A social movement that only moves people is merely a revolt. A movement that changes both people and institutions is a revolution.”

“We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.”

“Unity has never meant uniformity.”

“Find a voice in a whisper.” 


8/31 – Anderson and Adams on Mastering Leadership and the Integral Self

Leadership Quote / August-November 2016

“The Integral Self is both fierce and compassionate. Fierce compassion heals. David Whyte says: ‘The blade is so sharp it cuts things together, not apart’ (Whyte, 1997). The inner work of the Integral transformation is shadow work – work that integrates shadow elements into a larger, more inclusion construction of the self. This ‘cutting things together, not apart’ can only happen with searing honesty, self-compassion, and forgiveness. It is just this honest compassion for the inner …

4/28 – Kegan and Lahey on developing an Everyone Culture

Leadership Quote / April-June 2016

“Imagine so valuing the importance of developing people’s capabilities that you design a culture that itself immersively sweeps every member of the organization into an ongoing developmental journey in the course of working every day. Imagine making the organization itself – and not separate, extra benefits – the incubator of capability. Imagine hardwiring development into your bottom line so that, along with asking whether your culture is fostering the other elements of business success (such as …

3/7 – Leadership Quotes from Alexander Chizhevsky and Alexander Malakhov

Leadership Quote / January-February 2016

We are accustomed to holding a gross and narrow anti-philosophical view on life as a result of random play of only Earth-bound forces. This is, most certainly, wrong. Life as we see now is, to a far greater extent, a cosmic phenomenon, rather than only Earth-based. It was created by the influence of creative dynamics of cosmos onto inert material of Earth. It lives through the dynamics of those forces, and each and every beat of

1/18 – Leadership Quotes including Lev Gordon, Vasily Nalimov, Vladimir Solovyov, Ken Wilber and Allan Combs

Leadership Quote / January-February 2016

Lev Gordon

“Giving words to one’s own stance, explicitly outlining and defining one’s position always, by default principles of our human universe, brings forth antagonistic counterreaction. Hidden, implicitly performed action, even if it is large-scale, attracts less attention: It softly enters the world and perpetuates itself as water soaking into fields, while ice stays on the surface. Hidden action uses the soft and powerful force of water-like influence, sometimes interchanging it with forceful and adamant activities.”…

11/30 – MetaIntegral announces the 2016 grant finalists!!

Announcements / August-November 2015

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Dear MetaIntegral Community,

The moment many of you have been waiting for… The announcement of our next round of grant finalists.

But first, let me just say a few words about the process.  We received a wide range of amazing proposals (24 to be exact) led by some incredible integral thinkers. As part of our selection process, these projects were presented to our F(o)unders Circle members where they were ranked.  Then, they were vetted through a …

11/30 – Parker Palmer

Leadership Quote / August-November 2015

ahiddenwholeness“Wholeness does not mean perfection: it means embracing brokenness as an integral part of life. Knowing this gives me hope that human wholeness – mine, yours, ours – need not be a utopian dream, if we can use devastation as a seedbed for new life.”
Palmer, Parker J. A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward an Undivided Life : Welcoming the Soul and Weaving Community in a Wounded World. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2008. Print.

10/9 – Sheryl Sandberg

Leadership Quote / August-November 2015

“In the future, there will be no female leaders. There will just be leaders.”

Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

8/19 – Petrm Salovaara, Arja Ropo et al

Leadership Quote / August-November 2015

Leadership is a

“socially constructed… common process in which the organizational members find themselves and through which they negotiate the becoming of commonly shared phenomena.”

– Petrm Salovaara, From Leader-Centricity Toward Leadership – A Hermeneutic Narrative Study, Helskinki,Finalnd: University of Tampere, 2011


“… leadership is an aesthetic, embodied phenomenon, a subjective ‘felt experience’, rather than one person influencing another.”

– Arja Ropo et al, Leadership in Spaces and Places, Northampton, MA: Edward …