April-June 2016
Table of Contents
4/28 – Cover
Eric Reynolds
April Cover
4/28 – Original Cover Art – Celebrating Life
Michelle Josephi
Michelle Josephi [caption id="attachment_14709" align="aligncenter" width="2836"]Celebrating Life NEW -CMYK The Eros and Power painting emerged from energy bursting into joy, through all that is, a celebration of living![/caption]

About the Artist

Michelle Josephi is a Toronto based creative process-driven artist that allows images to reveal themselves through layers of paint, prism colours, print, often integrating nature.
Leading Comments
4/28 – The developing developments of development!
Eric Reynolds
I’m pleased to introduce you the first release of the April-June Issue of the Integral Leadership Review. First off, I have to say I am excited to be heading to the Integral European Conference, May 4th – 8th. Our very own Natasha Mantler will be presenting on Women’s Authentic Leadership Development, delving into the correlation between women’s authentic […]
Leadership Quote
4/28 – Kegan and Lahey on developing an Everyone Culture
“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 […]
Leadership Coaching Tips
4/28 – Letting Our Differences Have Their Way With Us
Gabriel Wilson
Gabriel Wilson In my experience, any time we engage in a conversation about our differences with an intention to prove the other side wrong, we’re heading for a dead end. When we take a right-wrong stance to any conversation about difference — whether it’s about race or gender, politics or religion — it reveals that […]
Fresh Perspective
4/28 – Hilary Bradbury and William Torbert on Eros/Power
Hilary Bradbury and William Torbert
Hilary Bradbury and William Torbert About the Authors Hilary Bradbury, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Professor in the Division of Management at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU). Her research, scholarly activism and teaching focus on the human and organizational dimensions of creating healthy communities. At OHSU she teaches in the OHSU-PSU joint MBA in Healthcare Management program and in the physician leadership […]
Feature Articles
4/28 – The Science of Possibility: What’s the question?
Jon Freeman
Jon Freeman Our core human questions have not changed in centuries.   “Who am I, where did “all this” come from, where is it going, how does it work.….?”  Our answers have evolved, increasing in sophistication as our frameworks have grown and as we have added to the information available.  That journey of widening perspective is […]
4/28 – Transfiguring the Everyday: Socio-Cultural Ontologies and Philosophical Transgression
Michael Schwartz
Michael Schwartz     Disenchantment, Philosophy, Meta-Philosophy Disenchantment is a recurring, if at times underground, concern in contemporary continental and comparative philosophy. To get some quick bearings, let us recall Weber’s famous characterization of modern instrumental reason and its rationalizing processes as dissolving and displacing pre-modern senses of an inherently meaningful and magical world. Similarly, […]
Peer Reviewed Articles
4/28 – Complexity, self-organization and leadership: Enlivened experiences from The Netherlands
Jaap Geerlof and Anke van Beckhoven
Jaap Geerlof and Anke van Beckhoven           Abstract Our home country, The Netherlands, seems to be a fertile ground for self-organizing organizations and is an incubator for researchers that are interested in the topic of leadership and self-organization. Scientific literature unveils that the question of leadership of self-organizing organizations is surrounded by […]
Notes from the Field
4/28 – And so it begins: The Inaugural Conference of the Human Science Institute
Kevyne Baar
K. Keyvne Baar As we, the Human Science Institute (HIS), prepare for our second conference (8-10 September 2016 in Salt Lake City), it was decided that a recap of the experiences from the inaugural conference was in order. I was nominated for the assignment. In many ways I am the least obvious person to take […]
Book Reviews
4/28 – Bradbury and Torbert. Eros/Power – Love in the Spirit of Inquiry
Joseph Friedman
Joseph Friedman Eros/Power is a wonderfully brave and highly readable book. Brave because, although both Hilary Bradbury and Bill Torbert are acclaimed scholars, they have stepped from behind the safety of footnotes to write in a deeply personal manner,of eros (love, life energy, sensuality and sexuality) and power ( energy applied for effect, both unilateral […]
4/28 – Carole and David Schwinn.The Transformative Workplace: Growing People, Purpose, Prosperity, and Peace
Nancy Southern
Nancy Southern We all are keenly aware of the importance of workplaces in shaping people, culture, and society. Our workplaces can create the conditions to support people in finding meaning in their life and work, engaging with others in ways that create new patterns of behavior that extend to cultural change within organizations and ultimately […]
4/28 – Sudbrink. Leading with GRIT – Inspiring Action and Accountability with Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth
Arzina Zaza
Arzina Zaza Overview of the Work This book was very well written and it was extremely inspiring. From the time I picked up this book, I could not wait to keep reading and reviewing tips on how to continue to include GRIT into my life. This book is an excellent guide whether the reader is […]
4/28 – Paul G. Stoltz. Grit – The New Science of What It Takes To Persevere – Flourish – Succeed
Arzina Zaza
Arzina Zaza Overview of the Work According to Dr. Stoltz, this book was written to help its readers understand what grit means, how to use grit and learn how to incorporate grit into their lives. The book first started with an introduction called Nitty-Gritty where the author presented what Grit was and what it means […]
4/28 – Human Science Institute Conference – Call for Presentations September 8-10, 2016
Human Science Institute
Compassion, Connection and Response-Ability Salt Lake City, Utah http://humanscienceinstitute.org   Today’s social and environmental challenges call all of us to engage in creating a more humane and ecologically sustainable future. But, when the media is tuned to the hyperbole of catastrophe in all areas of our lives – security and safety, economic collapse, ecological disaster […]