Listening Circles

The Mindful Researchers are hosting Council sessions (also called Listening Circles) to support our inquiry and to weave community. This practice is rooted in ancient traditions of storytelling, and we experiment with bringing it into the context of our modern lives as human-researcher-practitioners.

Find out more about it here!


Website: Ways of Council

Website: We Are Open Circle

Website: The Circle Way

Book: Jack Zimmermann and Virginia Coyle (2009). The Way of Council (2nd Edition). Bramble Books.

Book: Ann Linnea and Christina Baldwin (2010). The Circle Way – A Leader in Every Chair. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.

Book: Heather Plett (2020). The Art of Holding Space – A Practice of Love, Liberation, and Leadership. Page Two.

Book: David Bohm (2004). On Dialogue (2nd Edition). Routledge.

Video: The Power of Listening – An Ancient Practice for Our Future. Leon Berg at TEDxRedondoBeach (2013).