Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

From the moment I set-up to the time I finished, I knew hosting this workshop was one of my best decisions. Funny enough, the group had talked about river of life and done a lot of reflection during our group ‘harvesting’ activities. I am inspired. Icon jam with the word feathers.

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A simple way to explore the Four Fold Practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The Art of Hosting is predicated on a very simple set of practices which we call the Four Fold Practice. The answer was, “That would be called the art of hosting.” The Art of Hosting, at its deepest essence, is these four practices. It’s a rich harvest.

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From the feed

Chris Corrigan

Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Collaboration Cynefin Evaluation Links PhilanthropySome interesting links that caught my eye this week. Why Black Hole Interiors Grow (Almost) Forever. Leonard Susskind has linked the growth of black holes to increasing complexity.

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Principles focused evaluation and racial equity

Chris Corrigan

I was happy to be able to spend a short time this week at a gathering of Art of Hosting practitioners in Columbus, Ohio. People had gathered from across North America and further afield to discuss issues of racial equity in hosting and harvesting practices.

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From the feed: More complexity

Chris Corrigan

My friend Ria Baeck has been writing a book for years that combines her thinking about self, source, hosting and theory with harvests from the workshops and conversations she has hosted over the past decade.

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How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I was teaching an Art of Hosting here in Calgary, where we were looking at Cynefin and then followed with a discussion about how the nature of complex systems compels us to make important design choices when we are facilitating participatory processes to do work in organizations.

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