Dec 20: Solstice Party

Dana PenriceBook Clubs, Event, Workshops

Join us for a evening to gather and reconnect to the human venture. Toast a glass with us to celebrate the year. Enjoy great conversation and reflect with friends on the journey of life that we are all a part of.  Location: Elizabeth’s House, 629-25 Ave NE, Calgary, AB Date: December 20th at 7:00pm  Cost: $50/person. Includes charcuterie, drinks and $25 charitable receipt. … Read More

Alumni Book Clubs in Calgary and Edmonton

Natalie MuyresBook Clubs, Event, News

We have alumni book clubs in Calgary and in Edmonton – held on the same night, using the same books, joined together by online meeting software. Huge thanks to hosts Lisa (Calgary) and Laura (Edmonton) for initiating and organizing these events. Books clubs are open to all alumni of Leadership Calgary, Leadership Edmonton, Introduction to Human Venture Leadership, and Integrity … Read More

Error Inquiry Program

Dana PenriceEvent, Workshops

“The predominant mode of treating this topic [error] is to consider the human as a hazard, a system component whose unsafe acts are implicated in the majority of catastrophic breakdowns. But there is another perspective, one that has been relatively little studied in its own right, and that is the human as a hero, a system element whose adaptations and … Read More

The Meta Framework at Work Program

Dana PenriceEvent, Workshops

Join Nat Muyres and Blythe Butler for an opportunity to explore and support real-time integration of the meta-framework in organizational settings. Regardless of industry or sector, we can all draw on our individual experiences as well as case studies to explore meta-framework concepts. These sessions are meant to provide an opportunity for alumni to contribute their personal experience in support … Read More

Winter Solstice Message 2018

Anna-Marie AshtonWorkshops

by Ken Low The winter solstice is upon us, or more accurately, we’ve arrived at the solstice once again. The winter solstice is the point when the changing elevation of the noonday sun stops its downward course, appears to pause then begins to climb again. The change occurs slowly – almost imperceptibly – at first, then picks up speed. As … Read More

Solstice Celebration

Anna-Marie AshtonEvent

The winter solstice season is a time to break from routine and reconnect with family, friends, nature and self.  It is also a time to reflect on the gift of being alive and human, and the responsibilities that come with that gift. Celebrate this special time with the Human Venture community. Your $40 ticket includes drinks, charcuterie, and a $25 … Read More

Holiday Shopping Night on Nov 28

Anna-Marie AshtonEvent

Attention holiday shoppers! If you’d like to give meaningful experiences to the explorers on your shopping list, consider giving books. At all ages, books stir our imaginations and consciences, helping us learn more about being alive and human. The holidays can be a perfect time to catch up on reading. To receive the gift of a book – and to have the … Read More

Solstice Online Fundraising Auction: Dec 16th – 21st

Dana PenriceEvent, News

We have some AMAZING items for our small auction, which will be online and open to the public. Bidding opens on Dec 16 at 9 am MST and closes on Dec 21 at 10 pm MST. Please support our fundraising efforts by bidding on these super cool items, starting Saturday! Items include: an abundant selection of live theatre and event … Read More

Personal Essential Story Workshop

Anna-Marie AshtonWorkshops

Dec 28 & Jan 4: Personal Essential Story Workshop An essential story is the essence or driving force that shapes our lives and helps us find our direction when things become difficult or uncertain. Whatever our situation, nothing is as important to our future than creating an active, positive life story. Hero or victim, leader or follower, it is up to … Read More

Solstice Eve Celebration & Fundraiser – Dec 20th

Anna-Marie AshtonEvent

Celebrate the holiday season with our community, gather around the indoor fire – eat, drink and catch up. Hear a solstice message from Ken Low, and an update from the board. Cash, cheque, and online donations will be gratefully accepted at this fundraising event. There will be a small silent auction too! Items – so far – include an amazing … Read More