Sharing and building Solution Focused practice in organisations
Notes from a discussion led by Paul Z Jackson and Joost van Iersel, at SOL Summer Retreat, Fontana Passug August 2012
We say that good Solution Focus practitioners 'stay on the surface'. And we treat this as a good thing. What do we mean by staying on the surface?
If we read we Bateson and Dilts (to pick but two), we get tempted to talk about ‘identity’ and other mentalistic, psychological…Continue
Savouring my recollections of the SOL Summer Retreat, one of the phrases that lingers in my mind is Paul Z's: "I could live like this". "Me too!", I thought, "yet, the retreat will be over soon." It was Friday…Continue
As you all can see the title under the potos is not correct. Never the less the pictures give a good impression of the great atmosphere.
I'm seriously impressed with how the Summer Retreat is unfolding. The Group of Six have created such a fabulous platform as our starting point. The setting is unbelievable, the service great, and the 30-ish community members are co-creating an amazing experience.
So what is contributing to this? So many things...
- The care and attention given to creating a space for our being and doing.
- The gentle structure: opening and…