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Towards conversational evolution

Global4cast.org is one of the most interesting I’m following. I think it is connected with Antifragility by Nassim Taleb and Homo Deus by Harari. One of its latest post https://global4cast.org/2017/07/11/to-survive-we-must-be-all-inclusive/. I’ve added these comments. All laws of physics emerge from … Continue reading

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U are reading this

On Quora there was this question: What is the link between mind, brain and consciousness? Here is my answer, with some additions between []. You. You are. You are the (missing) link. And “we” are, that is to say, the … Continue reading

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Configure this. How to guide releasing E-motions in a positive way?

I’ve volunteered to do a workshop at the First Global Conference on Positive Change. Here is the approach. How to change positively? Everything is energy and energy is always conserved. So, systems, by necessity, tend to settle in the lowest … Continue reading

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How to deal with paradox?

Life is inherently paradoxical, among others. Specifically amongst others. Change is the only outcome of paradox and paradoxically change is a paradox too. What we can see, is people trying to “solve” paradoxes, paradoxes like I and other (“individuality, identity, … Continue reading

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Alternative facts are fiction

We’ve got facts, hard facts and fictional facts. The implication of the fact, that the word fact and fiction are derived from the same source, facere, to make, implies that every word is a metaphor, including all lies. Including in … Continue reading

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Facts on fiction

Wrote a page on facts, fiction and the use of language. http://www.mindatwork.nl/facilitation-guru/facts-or-fiction-yes/

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Introducing facilitation.guru

I have accepted the position of facilitation.guru. Open all our hours for your question on facilitating groups, events and change. I cannot make life easier, but lighter must be attainable. Please visit the page facilitation-guru

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Meta-practice makes perfect

In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are not. – A. Einstein. In most cases, a difference between theory and practice is being ignored. Sometimes the facts are blamed. “We need more research”. Or we could … Continue reading

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The meaning of facilitation – and it definition

In my opinion, there is no definitive definition of facilitation. Its definition depends on context: situation, group and requirements. This is true for every concept, but because facilitation is about the creation of meaning – once you know the meaning … Continue reading

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Relating relationships

Nicholas C. Westbury posted a question in Systems Thinking Network. What is your perspective on ‘relationships’ ? As a facilitative facilitator, I was drawn to this question. Here is my reply (with some comments between { [and even highlights] }): … Continue reading

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