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Convergent Facilitation taps into abundance to find solutions that consensus models can’t access

Convergent Facilitation is a decision-making framework created by Miki Kashtan that allows groups to find break-through solutions to problems that previously seemed unsolvable. This post is part of a series documenting my learnings and reflections from attending Miki’s training on this framework.

In Convergent Facilitation (CF), the facilitator invites a group facing a problem to find a solution that everyone in the group is willing to live with. This is more ambitious than it sounds, because it draws on the mindset of abundance to transcend people’s polarised positions and find a solution that works for everyone.  Continue reading Convergent Facilitation taps into abundance to find solutions that consensus models can’t access

Learn practices for building trust in groups: my new gift-economy-style evening course

I’m leading a new evening course where people learn to create safe spaces using techniques from facilitation, conflict resolution, and improvisational theatre. Instead of charging a fee, I’m offering the course “gift economy” style.  Continue reading Learn practices for building trust in groups: my new gift-economy-style evening course