Opening Space for Peace and High
Rarely, if ever, have the Peoples of this planet had greater
need for Peace and High Performance. Peace so that we may freely pursue the
fulfillment of our potential. And High Performance for ourselves and our
organizations so that our pursuit may be accomplished with energy and
The twenty year natural experiment with Open Space Technology
has demonstrated that both Peace and High Performance are attainable. Hugely
conflicted groups have found ways to respectfully deal with each other as
they discovered workable solutions for their issues. Complex projects have
been brought to fruition in breathtakingly short times, a clear example of
Many people have viewed the results as counterintuitive,
unbelievable, even magic. The results continue, however, in thousands of
instances and 135 countries. But the "magic" is not Open Space Technology,
but rather the force that underlies it -- the power of self organization.
You are invited to explore that primal power for purposes of peace making
and enabling High Performance.
High Performance is the special domain of The Wave Rider. Wave Riders are to be found in all
times, places, and stations -- manifesting their unique capacity to
identify and ride the waves of life amplifying their own creative abilities
and enabling their colleagues to do the same. The way of the Wave Rider is
open to all who care to travel it.
Peace making is too important to be left to the
professionals. It is the opportunity and obligation of every human being.
The act of peacemaking may be purely intuitive, but it can also rise to the
level of intentional act and become in fact The Practice of Peace.
For further information on the concept and applications of
Wave Riding and The Practice of Peace click on