last September we left Bilbao (350.000 people Basque town) and moved to Mundaka (2000 coastal beauty!). Last may some things have moved also in our area (#15m, large group meetings and camping in squares,...). And in our area, a group…"
My experience is that the fundamental things is that the conversation we are calling must matter to people. So when I am working with a client system my co-facilitator and I take some time to feel in to the topics that really matter...This can take some time a few iterations...some coming and going and ebbing and flowing... So my question is ...when I and my passionate friends are the ones calling the conversation within our own communities...what are the different ways open to us to un-earth…See More
"Welcome Eslam and thank you for your comment. I checked again and you are right. The email address is www.transitionnetwork.org
Try it. Sorry for the confusion. Now that there are two of us I will kick off a conversation. Cliodhna"
"Thanks for the prompt response Matilda. Yes, you can count me in on the Steering Group...I know I can find other willing hands too when the tasks are clear. Look forward to catching up with everyone. Cliodhna"
Thanks for your message. Out of Bristol we decided that the next step would be for us to form a Steering Group to help deliver the event. We just sent out an invitation to all who attended to see who would like to be part of…"
Hello OS UK friends...old and new... I have been looking around the Ning to find out where we are up to with the WOSonOS 2012 in the UK. I was not able to be with you in Bristol because of training course but would love to help out in what way I can...Can someone fill me in please. Many thanks. Cliodhna in LancasterSee More
"Hello friends...from my Art of Hosting experience I have learned the elegance of the Chaordic Flow...it guides my journey through all my dialogue work, though not in a linear way...it's chaordic after all...it goes from Need - Purpose - People…"
Thoughtful pre-work can support the success of an Open Space event. Share your insights and questions about invitation, outreach, theme, logistics, materials, documentation, site selection, design and working with the client / sponsor planning team.
"Thanks for the invitation, Phelim. (I have a nephew called Feidhlim - same name, different spelling).
I would love to be part of the 2012 host team (for WOSonOS that is, not the Olympics) but wont be able to make a meeting on 6/7 November. I am…"
So long ago I hardly remember...It has been part of my life for about 15 years...
What surprised you the most about this method?
It s simplicity...
How does Open Space fit into what you do with organizations and / or communities?
Open Space principles guide me day to day...whoever comes...whatever happens...and so on. I open space very frequently with client systems (and with my co-housing community) , weaving it into designs that include Appreciative Inquiry, World Cafe, Future Search...
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Passionate that we learn to live in harmony with all of the Earth community...that we bring all of ourselves to every moment and dare to be who we really are...that we find new life-affirming ways of thinking, doing and being together...that we go more slowly...is that enough?
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