Enough of Boring Meetings

My friend and colleague, Beth Tener, has written a wonderful article about a recent experience she had with an Art of Hosting taster.  Well worth reading if you are interested in engaging groups of people in truly meaningful conversations.  Click here to read the article.

Systemic Constellation Work

As you may already know if you’ve read the Creative Conversations section of this blog, I’m a strong believer in engaging the whole person in conversation.  Verbal discourse is only one dimension of a full conversation and we do a disservice to ourselves and our organization if we don’t engage the other dimensions of knowing that include, the physical, emotional, creative and spiritual.

Systemic Constellation work is an amazingly powerful not-primarily-verbal vehicle for identifying themes, patterns, and blind spots around an important issue or dynamic.  Ria Baeck, from Belgium, is a masterful “constellator” and has introduced this tool to me in a variety of settings.  When she’s in the area and offering a workshop, I go!  And, we have the great good fortune that she comes to New England with some frequency.

Here are the invitations for a couple of one-day workshops coming up in October: