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Hi,Last week I received a phone call form a company that is developing a tool for facilitating groups processes. Replacing post-its and flip charts. My first response was no it is to much hustle in a…Continue
Here is the harvest from the one-day Introduction to Art of Hosting that Alissa Schwartz and I held at the American Evaluation Association Conference in October 2014, in Washington, DC. We would love…Continue
The ARTS of being present, of working with mates, of inviting, of harvesting, of sensing the river below the river...is sometimes best described in poems...Please share what you find useful in your…Continue
Hi all!Just received a posting from a facilitation group that included the “Actor’s Vow”, with the opening: “In my mind, one of the most powerful gifts a facilitator brings to a group is his/her…Continue
At the recent stewards gathering I hosted an open space session with this title: 'What's possible beyond the 3 day training?'. I called this session because so often after AoH trainings participants come up to me and say how inspired they are but that they aren't sure how to continue/integrate what they learned. Some ask what to do if they wanted to start making this their work, where could they learn more.
So I was curious to find out form colleagues how they deal with this and what…Continue
A young electrician called Scott came to remedy a fault in the electrics of my kitchen.
After two solid hours of ‘trouble shooting' – tracking wiring from source to service – re-wiring tired lines, untangling confused energy pathways, exploring roof spaces to reveal invisible circuitry of this particular energy system to find the point of…Continue