Resources and Links
Rather than including every available
site, these links have been selected for offering access to substantive
information or resources.
OF PARTICIPATORY EVENT VENUES IN EUGENE:
to hold a meeting or event in Eugene, Oregon? I am delighted to share
this curated list
of locations. (If you have additions or changes to suggest, please get
Resources: Includes manuals available online, descriptions of
consensus in use at various organizations, and more.
and General Group Process Resources: Includes classes in a
variety of facilitation methods, other websites with lots more
List (PDF): the quickie version, 2 pages of top picks.
Works: A Pattern Language for Bringing Life to Meetings and Other
Gatherings. How is it that some meetings bring
life to your soul, while others make you wish you'd never stepped in
the room? What happens at the best group sessions that makes them
productive, fulfilling, sometimes even magic? This beautiful, coherent,
evocative card deck is the result of a multiyear collaboration among
facilitators from diverse organizational backgrounds. It can be used
for learning, planning, debriefing, and in the moment of a meeting for
extra support. Amazing new resource.
"Teal" page: Links
to the work of Frederic Laloux, author of Reinventing
Organizations, currently a major inspiration.
Excited About: Once in a while i come across some
article that really stimulates my thinking or gets me excited about
possibilities. I can bookmark them in my browser, but it's
easy to forget they're there. Annotating them here helps keep
them alive in my consciousness, with the added benefit of sharing them
from other communities in writing or revising your group's policies:
on facilitation and cooperative decision-making.
Want to read more but not sure where to start? This
set of Book Reviews
includes brief descriptions of eight books on consensus and
facilitation. (Published in 2000, does not include newer