Building a world of
resilient communities.

MAIN LIST

 

The Art of Hosting – Leadership is Possible from Everywhere



“The art of hosting is an approach to group leadership [which] creates spaces for us to be learning together… co-creating, teaching each other, offering our gifts.” Rather than seeing groups as hierarchical and with fixed roles, Art of Hosting practitioner Chris Corrigan sees groups as living systems — egalitarian, participatory, fluid, becoming tolerant of uncertainty in the inevitable dance between chaos and order. Dave Pollard describes how the GroupWorks card deck was developed to map patterns which groups may practice — like Holding Space, Guerrilla facilitation, or Curiosity. These are expressions of an evolving global community of practice who are “creating resilient learning spaces for dealing with complexity.”

What do you think? Leave a comment below.

Sign up for regular Resilience bulletins direct to your email.

Take action!  

Find out more about Community Resilience. See our COMMUNITIES page
Start your own projects. See our RESOURCES page.
Help build resilience. DONATE NOW.

 

This is a community site and the discussion is moderated. The rules in brief: no personal abuse and no climate denial. Complete Guidelines.


Baucis and Philemon in the 21st Century: Notes on Living Small

I live in the nation with the highest rates of personal consumption and …

Politics in a full world

We can no longer afford to imagine that we live in an empty world in which …

Welcoming Night

These are people who found a tiny and overcrowded raft, floating on the open …

The unstoppable rise of 'Demain'

The film 'Demain' ('Tomorrow') is proving to be one of the most remarkable …

How Breaking Down Government Silos Empowers Placemaking

At PPS, we often say, “When you focus on place, you do everything …

Democratic Energy and Climate Change

The environmental crisis, provoked by human activity, is of much bigger …

Whatever Happened to Peak Oil?

A few months from now, this blog will complete its tenth year of …