Sharing and building Solution Focused practice in organisations

December 2010 Blog Posts (6)

Solution-focused vs. problem-focused coaching questions

This being the Holiday Season, I would like to share with you a great gift that Anthony M. Grant and Sean…


Added by Paolo Terni on December 29, 2010 at 17:47 — 8 Comments

“Visitor”, “Complainant”, “Customer” revisited by Phillip B. Ziegler – review

People are hard if not impossible to change. Relationships are almost as hard to change. Conversations, on the other hand, are relatively easy to change, especially if one is aware of the roles each participant is taking and is skillful at inviting changes in those roles” – Phillip B. Ziegler

In a short paper which appears in…


Added by Paolo Terni on December 15, 2010 at 16:30 — No Comments

Coaching Plain & Simple - a book review

Antoine de Saint-Exupery, the author of “The Little Prince”, once wrote: Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.…


Added by Paolo Terni on December 7, 2010 at 17:14 — No Comments

Give Ideas P.R.O.Ps...A 4 Step Process for New Idea Creation

When exploring new ideas it is important to;

  1. Have a process that is known
  2. Start with positives + pluses to allow the idea a chance of survival.
  3. Give ideas there P.R.O.PS

Pluses, Positives

  • Start with what is good about the idea, finding the good stuff…


  • Building…

Added by michael cardus on December 7, 2010 at 12:54 — No Comments

Google on the ropes? Zappos the best ever? Neither. One uses organizational planning. How’s that relevant to my organization?

In my efforts to talk about issues organizations face and then weave SF into the conversation (vs weaving client issues into the SF conversation) I posted this blog. I mention this one because I have seen a lot of managers - usually the younger ones - who realize that organizational planning isn't something that gets done to them by HR or OD, but a strategic issue that ties in with strategic and operational planning.…


Added by Alan Kay on December 7, 2010 at 11:14 — No Comments

My book on Solution Focused Leadership

Added by Fredrike Bannink on December 4, 2010 at 10:10 — 3 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…


Created by Hans-Peter Korn Dec 25, 2009 at 10:25am. Last updated by Mark McKergow Nov 3, 2014.

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…



Created by Mark McKergow Jun 3, 2008 at 4:55pm. Last updated by Jesper H Christiansen Aug 22, 2017.

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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