Leadership lessons learned from two weeks of dance improv

I’ve just finished an extraordinary two week “Make a Show” dance intensive with two choreographers, Matt Kent and Renee Jaworski, from the  Pilobolus dance company.  (This event was sponsored by the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College and the Lebanon Recreation & Parks Department.)  Essentially, 20 of us (an interesting amalgam of movers and non-movers with an More…

Authentic presence… What is it really?

After having had the pleasure of being in the presence of a number of “masters” in the last couple of weeks, I’m deeply immersed in this inquiry.  What is authentic presence really? Here are some examples of presence that I’ve experience: I attended a facilitated gathering of folks recently where the lead person demonstrated a More…