Author Archives: Brian McConnell

09/17 – Marriage of Sense and Soul: Embodying Integral Leadership in the City 2.0

August-November 2013 / Feature Articles

Brian McConnell

Brian McConnell

Brian McConnell

Abstract: Identified as a facet of psychosocial experience in something Ken Wilber has termed dissociation, this article looks at similarly related phenomenology as recounted by various others in apportioning its pathological effects across a broad swath of global consciousness.  Advocating contemplative practice as a mode for translating theory to application, the article also shows how urban practitioners are initiating communities (CoP) to localize socioeconomic innovation.

Introduction

Calling for an adoption of contemplative

Feature Article: Toward a Sustainable Future: Integral Leadership in the New World Economy

June 2011 / Feature Articles

Brian McConnell

The Integral Research Center Roanoke, VA

 

 

 

Brian McConnell

 

 

Abstract: Presenting a background of historical context, “Toward a Sustainable Future” offers an overview in the ascendancy of neoliberal/neoconservative viewpoints constituting the world’s dominant socioeconomic ideology today. An AQAL framework is then introduced and subsequently examined as an aid to envisioning and ultimately adopting Integral approaches capable of better supporting value(s) of human relatedness. In so doing, the article’s content aspires …