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January 20, 2015 at 10:30am to July 7, 2015 at 12:30am – Online, times are Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco)
Sept.'11 I received an email from Natasha Dalmia - who I never met or I never heard of before - with 'a basket of flowers that says Thank You'. This is what she wrote:Dear Ria, Rainer, Hi, this is…Continue
From the emaillist, autumn 2014:Hi All,A recurring conversation with many of leaders in organisations I have been working with recently has been when to apply participatory leadership and when not…Continue
copied from the emaillist, October - November 2014:My Fellow Hosts,I am leading a vision retreat for one of my client companies who is a technology cooperative operating in multiple countries around…Continue
Started by Ria Baeck in Questions meet wisdom Nov 6.
The Government of Alberta released the work we did with the Northland Community Engagement Team. We worked with the Team of minister appointed First Nation and Metis representatives from communities across northern Alberta, for 9 months in 2011. We visually facilitated while the team reviewed recommendations from the 2009 Inquiry Team, through the lens of "Kids First", and through consensus building…Continue
Regardless of where on the spectrum of formal structure a present day meeting may lie, a simple yet powerful assumption most often hangs in the shadows: “Silence means consent!” These words are specifically spelled out in Robert’s Rules of Order. Even meetings that take place with far less structure and order tend to make this assumption.
“Anyone have anything to add? Any further comments?…..(silence)… Good then, it’s…Continue
Posted by Howard Stanten on October 23, 2014 at 8:11pm