Musings

Coming to Our Senses, Together, Again

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

As we slide into our 16th month and second summer in the Coronaverse, I find myself sniffing at the edges of our Zoom screen, yearning for a visceral communion, a […]

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Organizational Performance Art: Breaking It Down

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Organizational Performance Art.Organizational. Performance. Art.  These three words, separately and together, make my heart sing. I slow down and breathe and feel their warming, tingling, energizing, expansive impact on my […]

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Delight and Shamanism: Sharing Joy and Healing in the Coronaverse

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Part 1: Delight I want to write about Delight. This is your and my birthright. I feel life and spirit coursing through me. So do you. I want to shout […]

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It’s Getting Witchy Around Here (aka Finding Your Chatter-Free Self)

Monday, May 18th, 2020

So. The way I’m counting, May 4 was the beginning of Week 9 of this COVID-19 no-longer-just-a-moment time. I’ve been getting full on witchy[1] around here. When I tire of […]

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This Is An Opportunity To Go Deep, Together

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

For most of us, it’s now been a few weeks of sheltering in, with all but essential workers (who we can never thank enough!) eating, sleeping, working, care taking, and […]

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What is the Invitation in This Moment?

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

We have begun a re-wilding of the earth and ourselves. Dolphins are returning to Venice’s canals and children everywhere are finding ways to sustain themselves, free of the industrial/military/capitalist frames […]

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Social Constructionism and Dreaming: Another World Is Possible

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Bittersweet spring greetings. First and foremost, I wish you and the people you love, play, and work with good health and equanimity as we weather a global pandemic. I’ve been […]

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Finding Again What Is Always With Us: Archeological Treasures And The Collapsing Of Time

Friday, December 20th, 2019

My mother, April Schwartz, died two months ago. The journey of grief, release, and transformation is profound, and I want to share with you a personal story from a few […]

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Group Process, The Art of Being, and André Gregory

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

The facilitation and culture change practice I engage in with social change organizations is part and parcel of a decades-long, abiding inquiry in group process that began with theater directing […]

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Summer Rules, Applied Improvisation, and the Complequity Tool

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Summer is, by far, my most favorite season. It’s no wonder that the Solid Fire Consulting logo looks a little like a Summer sun ablaze or the volunteer sunflower in […]

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