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Leadership & Nonviolence

Leadership is a practice much more than a static role. On this show, we explore nonviolent leadership from a few angles, including vision, qualities to develop, and their practical application. We’re joined in studio by Metta Center volunteer, Derek Douglas-Hecker.   https://archives.mettacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/nonviolence-radio_2018-08-03_13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS… read more

Heart Unity and Leadership–Daily Metta Video

As Michael moves forward in his “Search for a Nonviolent Future,” he comments on the way that heart unity and leadership in a nonviolent movement have to work together. He also corrects a statement that he made in the book, thanks to the late Narayan Desai.   About Daily Metta Stephanie Van Hook, the Metta… read more

Leadership: Daily Metta

“It has been my constant experience that much can be done if the servant actually serves and does not dictate to the people.” ~ Gandhi, Satyagraha in South Africa, p. 268 In this US election year, nothing could be more restorative and more challenging than Gandhi’s concept—and actual practice—of “servant leadership.” Of course, you have… read more

Leadership: Daily Metta

“Let no one say that he is a follower of Gandhi. (…) You are no followers but fellow-students, fellow-pilgrims, fellow-seekers, fellow workers.” ~ Gandhi, Harijan, March 2, 1940 Leadership does not need to mean authoritarianism. Discipline does not require hierarchy. Often, it is when leadership and self/group discipline are lacking that a vacuum is created… read more

“Shared power and leadership”–Daily Metta

August 9: “The truth is that power resides in the people and it is entrusted for the time being in those whom they may choose as their representatives.” —Gandhi (Mahatma, vol. VI. “Constructive Program,” December, 1941) “Shared power” is a basic concept in the field of nonviolence that encapsulates the dramatic shift that must take… read more

“Trusting and Leadership”–Daily Metta

June 1: “Trusting one another, however, can never mean trusting with the lips and mistrusting with the heart.” –Gandhi (Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi, Vol. XXV, p. 279) The violent approach to security states that trusting is naive, that you cannot really trust anyone, so you may as well not even try. One part of… read more