Essayings

Essayings

On Crisis, Possibility, and Care

I have been thinking about crisis.  Here at Social Possibility Lab, we invited essay contributions related to crisis and possibility.  We received submissions from high school students, doctoral candidates, and college professors.  We received submissions from Canada...

Possibilities Are Birthed By Questions

How do we advance new possibilities? Lately, I count myself fortunate to be able to do the work I do.   I am enjoying most of all our evolving activities here at The Social Possibility Lab.   The Lab seeks and shares stories, serves as an idea commons, and celebrates...

On the Neighborly Community

“Help put away the chairs.” This was one of the first pieces of advice I remember on how to forge relationships as a newcomer to a community.  I have worked in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, but most of my working life has been in higher education.   My...

On Clean Energy

Every community and region is rich in story, with so many narratives, only some of which become more widely known and shared. We join the ranks of storycatchers – helping to discover and share some of the less championed, crucially important stories of people and...

On Slowness and New Possibilities

One thing I have been thinking differently about in this time of difference is the nature of time itself.  Time is malleable -it stretches and shrivels. This worldwide pandemic crisis has disrupted schedules and routines and has, for some, slowed time.   Not all of us...

Why Possibility? Why This Project?

Great questions, these.   The Social Possibility Lab seeks to look around and learn about ways to see, to think, and to do – that advance the greater good.   This is critical work for all of us - it is not only the poets, prophets, and visionaries who...

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On Crisis, Possibility, and Care

I have been thinking about crisis.  Here at Social Possibility Lab, we invited essay contributions related to crisis and possibility.  We received submissions from high school students, doctoral candidates, and college professors.  We received submissions from Canada...

Possibilities Are Birthed By Questions

How do we advance new possibilities? Lately, I count myself fortunate to be able to do the work I do.   I am enjoying most of all our evolving activities here at The Social Possibility Lab.   The Lab seeks and shares stories, serves as an idea commons, and celebrates...

On the Neighborly Community

“Help put away the chairs.” This was one of the first pieces of advice I remember on how to forge relationships as a newcomer to a community.  I have worked in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, but most of my working life has been in higher education.   My...

On Clean Energy

Every community and region is rich in story, with so many narratives, only some of which become more widely known and shared. We join the ranks of storycatchers – helping to discover and share some of the less championed, crucially important stories of people and...

On Slowness and New Possibilities

One thing I have been thinking differently about in this time of difference is the nature of time itself.  Time is malleable -it stretches and shrivels. This worldwide pandemic crisis has disrupted schedules and routines and has, for some, slowed time.   Not all of us...

Why Possibility? Why This Project?

Great questions, these.   The Social Possibility Lab seeks to look around and learn about ways to see, to think, and to do – that advance the greater good.   This is critical work for all of us - it is not only the poets, prophets, and visionaries who...

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