Interview: Christina Baldwin on Self-Reflection as Leadership Tool 05.25.10

 
The recording from today’s show is now available. Click the player above to listen now, or download as an itunes podcast.

This Episode’s Topic:

Self-reflection as a leadership and storytelling practice.

What is the role and structure of self-inquiry as a path of leadership? We could all use a little help in this department.

Join me with our guest Christina Baldwin, author of many books including StoryCatcher, and a facilitator of peer learning and leadership circles in communities around the globe. 

We’re going to explore the role of narrative as part of the leadership and spiritual equation of life transformation. And we’ll discuss the experience of seeing and being seen. Christina teaches around the world the power of circles as a group device for deeper communications, relationships, and connection. Christina has applied her methods across a wide range of leadership and community-development efforts. She has also written extensively about the story/journaling/identity process.

About Christina Baldwin

Christina BaldwinChristina Baldwin is a writer and seminar presenter of 30+ years experience. She has contributed two classic books to the exploration of journal writing, including the well-known classic, Life’s Companion, Journal Writing as a Spiritual Practice, revised and reissued in 2007 after 100,000 original sales.

This work led her to a long study of personal growth and group dynamics and as a result of that experience she wrote Calling the Circle, the First and Future Culture to explore how social container releases needed wisdom. In recognition of the requirement for increased spirituality, she wrote The Seven Whispers, A Spiritual Practice for Times Like These.

Her legacy book, Storycatcher, Making Sense of our Lives through the Power and Practice of Story, reminds readers of the necessity of story to communicate in all areas of professional and personal life. Continuing the exploration of collaborative dialogue, Christina and Ann Linnea wrote a new classic, The Circle Way, A Leader in Every Chair, which documents applications of PeerSpirit Circle Process as a foundational tool for local to global change.

Register: Sign up to receive the dial-in info, and take part in the live interactive interview on Tuesday, May  25 at 1pm NYC time.


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