"I received feedback that the question that I was posing was unclear?
If a child were to read some of the questions that will be covered in the workshop, (s)he may not be able to compehend easily and would request clarification or…"
"Dear Ramu, I read your posting in the Forum and can't see yet how we could support you, what your request exactly is. And maybe you can tell also how far you are in the meanwhile?
warm greetings, Kati"
I recently read that there is an upcoming workshop, organized by the BerkanaInstitute (http://www.berkana.org), that may be of interest to the members ofthis group: The Art of Humans Being -- Repatterning Ourselves, Our Work, and Our Communities in the New StoryA Learning Retreat for Activating and Practicing Next Ways to Partner in Collective TransformationJuly 29 - August 1, 2010Essex Conference Center and RetreatEssex, Massachusetts Key questions that…See More
I imagine myself in the audience listening to the motivational speaker John Robbins (see article below).Next I find myself luckily and unexpectedly inspired by SOLutionists who are coming out of the SOL world conference in Romania. I wonder how should I co-lead or be led to move forward, in an SF way, so that this motivation is perpetually installed as my own operating system.Feedback welcome, so that we can shift to a world where "non-violent actions speak louder than words". Obtained a…See More
"[Responses to the questions that were raised...]
> who is the customer for change here, and for what?
I agree that there is no offical customer for change. I personally regard the children who come to the library as the customer who is seeking…"
"Hi Ramu, as I understand, your concern is:
"As a volunteer, .... There is an opportunity to change minds of the librarian as well as the teachers in a SF way so that the system can support the creativity and spontaneity of the child"
I'm puzzled by the school principal and librarian's attitude. Hence rather than asking "Why?" I'd suggest approaching them with "You must have a 'good reason' for these practices?". Hopefully you…"
In which role(s) do you use SF ideas and tools? (You can pick more than one)
What is your connection to Solution Focused Work (based on Insoo Kim Berg and Steve de Shazer at BFTC Milwaukee and others)?
I work as an Activist Turnaround Manager constantly learning to play several roles ('hats') such as psychologist, information manager, leader, designated truth-teller, change agent, accountability nag and lightning rod. Integrating solution-focused thinking will certainly help me during the realization process and enhance the process of becoming a person.
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