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August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Using Small Steps in a different way - Sprint Actions

“Great acts are made up of small deeds” - Lao Tzu, Chinese Philosopher


How do you effect change and maintain the operation…? 


Some of you may be the type of person to pull out a toolkit at first sight of a drawer knob dropping off or other domestic issue. To my discredit, I can always find something more interesting to do and many jobs build up before begrudgingly, I do them.

However, when our bathroom door hinge recently developed a very…


Added by John Brooker on August 31, 2011 at 12:19 — 3 Comments

"You have a filter that..."


You have a filter that makes you see the good in people and so…

The sentence above was said in a simulated Coaching conversation that took place during our recent Solutionsurfers Brief Coach Training.

A student of mine, a seasoned Coach, made that comment as he…


Added by Paolo Terni on August 24, 2011 at 15:55 — 2 Comments

Staying On The Surface

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…


Added by Paul Z Jackson on August 18, 2011 at 22:49 — 7 Comments

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