Standing Rock Aerial Map of Three Camps

Here is an overview of the three camps at Standing Rock with some orienting features of recent events. The land that Oceti Sakowin is on is Army Corps land, and is within the floodplain of the Cannonball river. The land north of the Oceti Sakowin…
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What do you believe in ?

Hi Mark, This week has been very hard.  I am beside myself after the results of Tuesday.  Coming to work has felt very challenging... my mind is blank... The thought of our country being run by this hateful man makes me feel sad and,…

How can a company culture be resilient to change ?

Since 2008 there is one thing for certain, that in the future lies uncertainty. Many of the business titles and articles coming out today continue to point out that were not in Kansas any more.  Popular themes include, Innovation, Resilience,…

The Magic of Mentoring: An Interview for Wild Earth, Wild Soul

Bill Pfeiffer Interviews me for his upcoming book: Wild Earth Wild Soul. This is a not only a killer book, but is a map for a transformational process that you can take part in... ...excerpt... Mark: If we take the long view of…
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The Story I Tell Myself: The Secret to Personal Mythology

There's a part of me that is in charge of my story.  My Story, if you know what I mean. The story that already knows how it's going to turn out.  It's the Devil I know. But Hey, at least I know it realllly well. For example a part…

Rocket Stove Maple Syrup Boiler ! (Slideshow)

Over the many years of boiling sap in a home made backyard evaporator, I would often think about all that heat coming out of the top of the stack after it rushed under my pan.  A LOT of heat !  Then I learned about an amazing heat storage…
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An Elder Crossing Over

Hank "Grandfather Great Blue Heron" Wolcott is crossing over into the spirit world. He served many years as an Elder at Art of Mentorings, local nature programs and traveled to distant to communities.  In his 80's he continued to travel…
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What's the most effective way to create change in a ...community, school, church, institution, business, neighborhood...

Cultural Mentoring is not the first thing to roll out of someone's mouth when asked the question: What's the most effective way to create change in a ...community, school, church, institution, business, neighborhood... There is a powerful…