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March 2009 Blog Posts (3)

Solution-Focused approaches & the Positive Deviance Process

In a recent posting I talked about an intervention for reducing hospital infections.

I noted how that intervention had all the ingredients of a Solution-Focused approach, and that the authors called that approach "Positive Deviance".

Some of my friends, in the comments, mentioned that "Positive Deviance" is a school of thought of its own.

That is… Continue

Added by Paolo Terni on March 7, 2009 at 13:04 — 3 Comments

A good initiative

A good initiative about being positive and focusing on psoitive things in life which ir really needed in today's world.

Added by infs on March 7, 2009 at 5:29 — No Comments

Change We Can Believe In - a case study of a brief coaching session

I learn a lot from my clients.

After a session, I review my notes; I think of the path taken and of the many paths not taken; I think about what I said, and I think about what the client said; and new insights, new perspectives emerge.

These reflections are very useful to improve my game.

Sometimes, they offer very interesting insights into how the mind works, how change happens, how people think.

A recent coaching session with a new client led me to musings about… Continue

Added by Paolo Terni on March 1, 2009 at 14:58 — 2 Comments

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Jumpstart into Solution Focus

You want to learn more about "Solution Focus"?

You prefer a "step by step" introduction instead to start with reading some
voluminous books?

You would appreciate to have a complete "helicopter view" on SF after the first step…


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Making the most of

If you’ve just arrived at (the SOLWorld ning group), you may be looking at all the features and wondering where to start.  This note might be helpful…



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Open Space at SOLworld conferences

SOLworld Open Space instructions as it was used at the 2011 conference, by Mark McKergow


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Welcome to the SOLWorld Resources section.  This part of the site features information about the SOLWorld network, our past events and materials from our previous website.  It will take some time to update all the information, so thanks for your patience. 

Information in this part of the site is 'read-only'.  If you want to start discussions, please go to the Forum or Groups. …


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