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A Dinner Conversation: Otto And Nipun!

May 02, 2017, 3 comments, 16 smiles Two weeks ago, Otto Scharmer and I were visiting California, and met up with Nipun for a casual dinner. It just so happened we had been filming all day, so two of our filmmaker friends were also with us (lugging their equipment along as well). Half way through dinner, Otto had a spontaneous idea: "Let's just turn on the camera." "Now?"  "Yeah, why not?"  "It's too loud in here."  "We can ask them to turn down the music." So we did. And it was still a bit problematic, but we did some improv with boom mics and such. "Are you sure?" we kept pressing Otto. "Yeah, people don't care for all the formalities. They care for heart." (Incidentally, that's how our last conversation was taped, over breakfast in Berlin, en route to the airport.) And out came three videos, which are now also part of our u.lab curriculum! First one is on the ... Read Full Story

When Kindness Hits The Streets Of Costa Rica

Apr 07, 2016, 4 comments, 22 smiles Yesterday in Costa Rica, as a part of our Global Well Being Lab, we spoke to the leaders of the community and then took to the streets for "sensing journeys".  You might recognize the themes and energy that were captured in this candid video with Glori, Yora and Nipun ... 

Breakfast Conversation With Nipun, In Germany

Feb 08, 2015, 9 comments, 29 smiles Last week, at a breakfast in Germany, Otto Scharmer and I asked a jet-lagged Nipun :) for some spontaneous thoughts. I'm so glad we did! As I say at the end, and what can't be captured on film, the presence at our table itself touched something deep within me. We will be using the Designing for Generosity talk and this video, for the final week of our edX (MITx) course, U.Lab: Transforming Business, Society and Self.