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May 2013 Blog Posts (5)

Can focusing on progress undo the progress?

Professor Ayelet Fischback and Professor Ravi Dhar discovered one paradoxical effect of focusing on progress: “goal liberation“.

Here is how it works: happy with the progress made toward a long-term goal, the brain turns…


Added by Paolo Terni on May 22, 2013 at 16:10 — No Comments

The first SF research conference - 19-20 September 2013, UK

Mark is very involved with setting up the first SF research conference. This two-day event is a co-production of SFCT and the University of Hertfordshire, and will take place on 19-20 September 2013 in Hatfield, just north of London.

The conference ( will present and build dialogues around these topics:

  • The future of therapeutic practice from non-pathologising, enactive…

Added by Mark McKergow on May 21, 2013 at 18:36 — No Comments

SF Project Management

Dear SOL Friends,

I was delighted to get so much encouraging and generous feedback on the topic of SF Project Management after the SOL Talk event last Friday. Thank you for that !!

Please find attached the SOLTalk slide materials on SF Project Management.


Wish you all even better projects in the future…


Added by John Nicol on May 21, 2013 at 9:35 — 2 Comments

4 Future Perfects in SF Leadership

Dear SOL-friends

Full of SOL energy, I am using my time before breakfast here in Bad Pyrmont to work on my SF Leadership research project and want to share one more result with you before heading home this afternoon:

4 Future Perfects in SF Leadership: 4%20Future%20Perfects%20in%20SF%20Leadership.png



Added by Dominik Godat on May 18, 2013 at 8:38 — 1 Comment

Solution Focused Leadership - ongoing interactions in between...

My dear SOL-friends

It's been a great pleasure to share and learn together at this year's superb SOLconference. I feel very grateful and thank you for everything!

I am still overwhelmed by the warm welcome and great support of my SF Leadership SOL talk research results and ideas. SF Leadership (SFL) is not only happening in the 57 organisations that participated in my survey, but also through our sharing.

What struck me the most, is that the…


Added by Dominik Godat on May 17, 2013 at 17:13 — No Comments

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Jumpstart into Solution Focus

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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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SOLWorld Resources

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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