Frontier Retreat 2017: Taking in a wider horizon

Nine people, three days, a wide horizon Snapshots: readings, images, reactions…


Listening to the catalysts

We listened.What is the experience of people who are working in community- and…


Surfacing Unspoken System Dynamics

A workshop participant is asked to create a "social sculpture" that represents…


A Letter to the Misfit

It is isolating to be "different" in a culture that prefers conformity. As she…


Three articles on participation strategy: why it matters, how to sketch it

Participation: who gets together when, what they do together, and how that…


TEDx: Three Skills for Transformation

The theme of 2017’s Pittsburgh TEDx event was titled…


These times, this life: What really matters?

After hosting the Frontier Retreat, Hannah went on a solo retreat in the…


Transforming Moment: Situation Modeling

We invited a senior innovation manager from a global food corporation to do an…


A story told about story listening: podcast interview with Marc Rettig

"We leap to making, and often don't leave time for two important steps. We've…


Trust the Process of Transformation

Fit principal Hannah du Plessis was recently interviewed by Burgert Kirsten of…