Food for Thought Category: Community Engagement

Bob Stilger

FutureSessions

At NewStories we have decades of experience in helping communities and organizations and businesses have conversations that matter — conversations which explore possibilities, strategize new action, deepen learning and …

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Bob Stilger

AfterNow: Introduction

In the summer of 2017 NewStories will publish Bob Stilger’s Book AfterNow: When We Cannot See the Future, Where Do We Begin. The book is his story of how he entered in to the intense field of collapse. It is the stories of how people found their way forward to create a new normal — a new NOW.

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Bob Stilger

Communities Report on Culture of Health

What does it take to create a Culture of Health in the United States? In 2016 NewStories embarked on a Listening Tour in West Virginia, Cherokee Nation, New Mexico and Northern California to find new questions and new insights.

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Bob Stilger

TEDxTokyo, 2010 Bob and Annie

Bob Stilger and his daughter Annie Stilger Virnig were asked to do the first ever father-daughter presentation at the second TEDxTokyo in 2010.  They talked

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Bob Stilger

Disaster as A Springboard

  Bob Stilger describes his learning and experience from the first three years of work after the triple disasters in Japan on March 11, 2011.

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Bob Stilger

Learning Resilience

Bob Stilger had a chance to talk about learning resilience at the 2014 TEDxTokyo Teachers event.  It was a delightful evening when he had a

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Bob Stilger

The Way It Is

There’s a thread you follow. It goes among things that change. But it doesn’t change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to

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Bob Stilger

Cynefin Framework

The ways in which we effectively find our way forward, responding to a particular problem or opportunity, need to be situational. Our work is in one of four domains: simple, complicated, complex, chaos or disorder

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Bob Stilger

The Soul of Place

Michael is an extraordinary artist with deep sensitivity to nature, leadership and community. This book is a wonderful exploration of the powers of place and how they can inform our lives.

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Michele Stern

Warriors Without Weapons 2011

GSA is a 32-day immersion, which is based on the daily life of 60 young people from all over the world, who learn and apply different social technologies together in order to realize collective dreams of 3 different communities.

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