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Many disciplines and resources can inform your thinking about reflective practices. Here are a few that our readers and bloggers have shared with us. Interested in contributing to the list? Please contact jan@reflectivepractices.org.

An Everyone Culture by Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey

I recently read An Everyone Culture: Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization, which explores the worlds of three leading companies that have created an organizational culture in which “support of people’s development ...

Negative Capability Concept by John Keats

English Romantic poet John Keats wrote eloquently on the concept of Negative Capability, a state in which the individual is capable of being in uncertainties, mysteries, and doubts, “without any ...

Grantcraft Guide by Jan Jaffe and William Ryan

Organizations have strategies. As individuals, don’t we need to use explicit strategies to navigate the shoals of complex situations? I was just looking at a guide that Bill Ryan and ...

The Dawn of System Leadership by Peter Senge

In “The Dawn of System Leadership” by Peter Senge and his colleagues reflect on the three core capabilities that system leaders develop in order to foster collective leadership: 1) the ...

Achieving Mindfulness at Work, No Meditation Cushion Required by Matthew E. May

A recent New York Times article on mindfulness references the concept of the impartial spectator, an idea first introduced in the 18th century by Adam Smith. Smith wrote that we all have ...