Archives: MiT Tools
Having the best possible data is an essential condition to good reasoning, planning and actions, getting the best data in the real world is a tricky business and not always possible. What we can always do is to be aware of what we know about the data we have.
Nonviolent Communication contains nothing new. It is based on historical principles of nonviolence– the natural state of compassion when no violence is present in the heart. NVC reminds us what we already instinctively know about how good it feels to authentically connect to another human being.
Organising DIY, open-source, open-minded workshops about renewable power and raising awareness exploring the challenges of energy demand in our society.
City farms (or Urban Farms) have great potential to increase the wellbeing of a neighboorhood by using urban spaces to create a thriving community, to improve the lives of local people through services offered in the farm, producing local ecological food and most of all, to sow the seeds of cultural shift in urban environments.
Grid Positions: D1. Suppliers - Vision, D6. Suppliers - Cultural change, D7. Suppliers - Networking, E1. Organizations - Vision, E6. Organizations - Cultural change, F1. Businesses - Vision, F6. Businesses - Cultural change, G1. Collectivity - Vision, G4. Collectivity – Technical, G5. Collectivity – Relations, G6. Collectivity – Cultural change, G7. Collectivity – Networking, H1. Networks - Vision, H5. Networks - Relations
Farmer’s market are a response to the increasing disconnection among food production, distribution and consumption.
Grid Positions: D1. Suppliers - Vision, D5. Suppliers - Relations, D6. Suppliers - Cultural change, D7. Suppliers - Networking, E1. Organizations - Vision, E5. Organizations - Relations, E6. Organizations - Cultural change, E7. Organizations - Networking, F1. Businesses - Vision, F5. Businesses - Relations, F6. Businesses - Cultural change, F7. Businesses - Networking, G1. Collectivity - Vision, G5. Collectivity – Relations, G6. Collectivity – Cultural change, G7. Collectivity – Networking
JooSoap Studio aims to spread knowledge about making ecological cleaning soap from used (kitchen) cooking oil at the international scale. It involves workshops, toolkits and local-global networking.
Open Space Technology (OST) is one way to enable all kinds of people, in any kind of organization, to create inspired meetings and events. Over the last 20+ years, it has also become clear that opening space, as an intentional leadership practice, can create inspired organizations, where ordinary people work together to create extraordinary results with regularity.
Grid Positions: A2. Political - Organization, A3. Political - Planning, A6. Political - Cultural change, B2. Organization - Organization, B3. Organization – Planning, D2. Suppliers - Organization, D3. Suppliers - Planning, E2. Organizations - Organization, E3. Organizations - Planning, F3. Businesses - Planning, F4. Businesses - Technical, G2. Collectivity – Organization, G3. Collectivity – Planning, G5. Collectivity – Relations, G6. Collectivity – Cultural change