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Leadership, Life

I AM GOOD ENOUGH!

September 6, 2018, Author: Chris Breen

This Blog is dedicated to the courageous group of women with whom I worked on a recent leadership module in Europe. As we journeyed into a space of vulnerability and truth and openness, I found my heart overflowing with a huge grief for the pain they shared as they judged themselves as being not good […]

Life

Stepping into the Magical Flow of Presence

March 30, 2018, Author: Chris Breen

David Whyte discusses the Three Marriages that we face  in our lives – marriage to Self, Other and Work. He believes that we cannot have a good marriage to Other and Work if we do not have a good marriage to Self! The trouble is that marriage to Self involves silence and going inwards whereas […]

Teaching and Learning

Expanding the Foundations of Biocentric Education

January 30, 2018, Author: Chris Breen

I have revised this piece of writing from a year or two ago and re-posted it as I will be referring to aspects of Biocentric Education in a future post and it helps to have some background available to interested readers. Biocentric Education is a branch of the work inspired by the creator of Biodanza, […]

Leadership

Plasticity in Organisations

November 12, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

This is the second of two Blogs I wrote in early November 2017 in preparation for a talk/workshop in Switzerland. The first Blog explored the topic of Agility in Organisations.   There is a short article by Maturana and Bunnell called The Biology of Business: Love Expands Intelligence which has been a source of continued inspiration […]

Leadership

Agility in Organisations

November 10, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

This Blog on Agility in Organisations is Part One of two Blogs I wrote in early November 2017 in preparation for a talk/workshop I was going to give later that month in Switzerland. The company had embarked on a training/learning programme which focused on Agility and so I wanted to start thinking about some dimensions […]

Teaching and Learning

Student Deadlines and Extensions

October 20, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

One of the least satisfying aspects of teaching comes at assignment submission time. Suddenly my email inbox is flooded with all sorts of pleas for late submission. This year I decided to do something different. A month before the assignment was due I sent out the following email: Sent: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 5:50 PM [...]

Teaching and Learning

Moving into Wisdom

October 19, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

Most of my teaching programmes end in the same way. We finish all business during the last day. This includes personal reflections, goodbye messages to each other in our journals and a public utterance of our intentions for the road ahead. And then we have one last break and come back for a final movement [...]

Teaching and Learning

Some Reflections on Teaching and Learning

October 4, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

When I was at school I learnt the trick of getting good marks in maths. Listen carefully to the teacher and crack the code of what s/he was teaching and then practice practice practice to make sure I could do the sums in the way teacher wanted as quickly as possible. The teacher always had [...]

Life

Synchronicity and Choices

October 4, 2017, Author: Chris Breen

I am becoming more and more interested in the topics of flow, interconnectedness, intuition and ‘choices’… This morning I awoke early at 5 and was torn between two choices – turning over and going back to sleep or getting up and tackling a pressing piece of work admin. Next thing I knew I was getting [...]