What is Dialogue?

The following quotes are from posts by Susan Taylor at What Is Dialogue (emphasis mine). The process of Dialogue is designed to create opportunities for new understandings — a space where new knowledge can be born. Through active listening, treating people equally, balancing opinions with inquiry and suspending judgement — by speaking honestly, noticing your […]

The uncovering of the U-process

TAI Presents Joseph Jaworski who tells the story about the uncovering of the U-process. The presentation is divided into the seven videos: Part 1(7) (Joseph Jaworski starts talking at 8:50) Part 2(7) (Joseph Jaworski mentions Eleanor Rosch at 0:08 and David Bohm at 3:50) Part 3(7) (Joseph Jaworksi mentions Brian Arthur at 2:17) Part 4(7) […]

The Elements

The Elements with Joseph Jaworski is an interesting series of short videos on: Generative Strategy — integrating experience along the strategic path as it unfolds Discovery — The heart of the entrepreneurial impulse is your capacity to discover new ways to grow a business Power Of Intention — opening doors with commitment Generative Dialogue — […]

How will companies approach the management challenge?

Here is a visionary tweet by Kenneth Mikkelsen on how companies in the future will approach the management challenge. The businesses will: Have a higher purpose beyond making profit Hire people who are passionate about this higher purpose See all shareholders as equally important Cultivate long-term relationships with suppliers Have open doors and be transparent […]

Principles of conversation

The following principles of conversation are from The Art of Convening by Craig & Patricia Neal with Cynthia Wold: Listen … with respect for all the voices. …  without fixing, problem-solving, advice-giving. Speak from Your Own Experience Speak from the “l,”from your own experience. What is on your mind/heart? Slow Down the Conversation Allow pauses […]

Nio grundläggande mänskliga behov

Här är nio grundläggande mänskliga behov från Marshall Rosenbergs kurs i Nonviolent Communication: Försörjning (grundläggande fysiska behov, mat, luft, vatten, tak över huvudet) Trygghet (skydd) Kärlek Empati Vila (rekreation, lek) Gemenskap Kreativitet Autonomi (starkt behov av att välja vår egen väg i livet, finns vid liv i oss från tidig ålder) Mening (leva livet fullt […]

Nine basic human needs

Marshall Rosenberg mentions nine basic human needs in his NVC training course Session #3 (22 minutes from start): Sustenance (basic physical needs, food, air, water, shelter) Safety (protection) Love Empathy Rest (recreation, play) Community (warm) Creativity Autonomy (strong need to choose our own way in life, is alive in us from an early age) Meaning […]