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September 2010 Blog Posts (9)

Processing for Reciprocity of Inquiry or Team Building De-Brief Questions

I love questions; asking them, answering them, writing about them, thinking about them, driving Christine (Wife)crazy with them. Whether you are a facilitator, coach, leader, person in the toilet-stall next to me – asking 2 to 3 questions beyond the point of where we agree

develops understanding of each other. Additionally asking questions

beyond the…


Added by michael cardus on September 29, 2010 at 23:09 — No Comments

Interview with Wally Gingerich

By Coert Visser

Wallace Gingerich is Professor Emeritus of Social Work at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. As a core member of the Brief Family… Continue

Added by Coert Visser on September 28, 2010 at 8:30 — No Comments

Solutions Focused on a High Ropes Course

Scaling Challenge of Choice

High Ropes Course Processing & Reflection…


Added by michael cardus on September 24, 2010 at 20:59 — No Comments

10 Ways to Create Your Blogging Persona

Great advice for those thinking of a blog

The only thing I'd add is, make sure that which you write about is something the reader can use, e.g.,…


Added by Alan Kay on September 13, 2010 at 4:12 — No Comments

Interview with Alan Kay

Alan Kay, owner of The Glasgow Group, is a Canadian solution-focused change management consultant specializing in… Continue

Added by Coert Visser on September 9, 2010 at 8:30 — No Comments

EBTA Malmo, what else was useful and interesting?

Anton Stellamans led a sparkling session, in which he took us on a quest for a different kind of philosophy, suggesting that perhaps SF itself is a different kind of philosophy.

I’m not sure I understood all of what was said, but here are my more or less useful…


Added by Paul Z Jackson on September 8, 2010 at 7:36 — 1 Comment

EBTA 2010 – Crossing the bridge. An sf coach´s glimpses from a sf brief therapy conference

The solution focused brief therapy annual conference 2010 “bridges” walks the talk and builds bridges! - Obviously this was not a therapeutical only conference. Even more, as the SFCT –…


Added by netti kutsche-roch on September 6, 2010 at 10:30 — 1 Comment

Stories from behind the mirror. Recollections of SFBT’s early days, by the founders of brief therapy.

Notes from a session at EBTA conference, Malmo, 5 September 2010

Brian Cade with Gale Miller, Eve Lipchick, John Walter and Wally Gingerich.

Eve: The difference now is that the dream has come true. From six people with no money in a think tank – and it happened. Here we are at an international meeting of people with the ideas we developed and trained.

The prevailing Milan model was to…


Added by Paul Z Jackson on September 5, 2010 at 9:00 — 9 Comments

SF applications success - working for the client organization.

The words of the client (from Linkedin): "Alan Kay has been training our staff on using Solutions Focus methods and the results have been amazing. Today he returned for a refresher, with our staff teaching new staff who had not been through the program. It was a stimulating day. We realized how much we learned two years ago, and how significantly the principles of Solutions Focus have become truly integrated into the fibre of our organization. Most meaningfully, we are all using Solutions Focus… Continue

Added by Alan Kay on September 2, 2010 at 23:54 — 2 Comments

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