Consciously co-creating communities of service

This is the fifth and final article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second, third, and fourth articles. There is a great deal of emphasis on systems transformation and organizational culture lately. We used to call it team building or community building back in the early days of my career. Now, there […]

Conscious Service and the power of Transformative Relationships

This is the fourth article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first, second,  third, and fifth articles. Relationships are the container for the potential for transformation. As Service Providers, we usually think in terms of how the relationship will be of benefit for the person receiving services but not so much for ourselves. Traditionally, […]

Conscious Service and the role of Enlightened Communication

This is the third article in a series on Conscious Service. Read the first,  second, fourth, and fifth articles. Intellectually, we all know what makes communication effective: eye contact, tone of voice, using “I” messages, paraphrasing and active listening. You get the picture. Enlightened Communication is not so much about the mechanics of our delivery, but […]