In Colin Wilson: Collected Essays on Philosophers, edited by Colin Stanley, with an introduction by John Shand, meaning perception, existential intensity, and overcoming our alienation from power consciousness, Colin Wilson’s optimistic existentialism, an integrally-informed view is explored.
Man is alienated from the consciousness of his own power, and this alienation makes him sick, which perpetuates his will to sickness; and exercising intentionality is a way to overcome the doomed state that Man finds himself …
Kathia Castro Laszlo
For the last 20 years, my work has been focused on developing individual and collective capacities for social change. Systems and complexity thinking have been the theoretical foundation for my work on evolutionary learning communities (Laszlo, 2000) and evolutionary leadership (Laszlo, 2012). In my practice, I began to notice that the ability of a group to actualize their vision was co-related to their level of self-awareness and their commitment to personal and professional …
John Renesch. The Great Growing Up: Being Responsible for Humanity’s Future. Prescott, AZ: HOHM Press, 2012.
John Renesch states that he coined the term conscious leadership in the early 1990s. Certainly, the blurbs supporting this book suggest that he has been long considered a positive force for development and change. For example, Patricia Aburdene, author of Megatrends 2010: The Rise of Conscious Capitalism, writes,
With so many of us struggling, we all need a
Reflections on the 2012 SDi Confab – Dallas, Texas
I don’t want to offend anybody – really I don’t – but from the depths of my being I have to say this. There’s a lot of unconsciousness about conscious evolution. Conscious Evolution is not the same as personal development, enlightenment or raising personal consciousness. It’s a step beyond.
Evolution happens at the level of a species. So Conscious Evolution is only partly about me …
This paper discusses various theoretical models of the evolution of consciousness as well as critically evaluates and integrates the models into a single organising framework, which is then applied to leadership theory.
The construct of consciousness as described by the Spiral Dynamics (SD) model of Clare Graves is linked to the work of other developmental and consciousness theorists, namely Wilber, Gebser, Piaget, May, Kohlberg, Perry, Loevinger, Maslow and Kegan. The spiritual perspectives of …