Building Containers

It was a planned event: an evening with Gervase Busche organized by the BCODN. It was also unexpected: hearing Gervase talk about witnessing real transformational change happen through dialogic practices like Future Search, World Café, Open Space and more, and not so much through the traditional organizational development diagnostic/data collection approach. I had a permanent […]

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Musings on Holding Space

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to work with a group who wanted to create some plans for 2011. I drew on the Chaordic Stepping Stones to clarify the high level purpose, the principles, the people and the meeting concept, guided by the mantra that “we aren’t planning a meeting, we’re planning a […]

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