Mindfulness For Smarter Living 9-15 Sep 2016, Greece

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Week long learn and play retreat, with plenty of time for snorkelling and hiking around the stunning Mt Pelion coastline. Buddha’s Top Tips For Bringing Your Life Alive: Mindfulness has become a popular practice in the West, and embraced in business and medical settings, as well as in the growth in services focused on wellbeing. However, in going mainstream, much has been lost of the context in which mindfulness has arisen. To go deeper and learn more, commonly people will encounter teachings which are part of a vast and diverse web of cultures and ancient wisdom, and it is easy to be put off by language and something very different to anything we usually encounter in Western cultures. However, it has been said that while the Buddhist teachings and scriptures are like a mighty forest which one can explore for a lifetime, all one needs is contained within a handful of leaves…

Building Enthusiastic Teams with Sociocracy, Greece, 2 – 9 Sept 2016

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Want to solve many of the problems commonly faced in the workplace? Want to be more self organised and collaborative? Feel like you’re not getting the best from yourself or your colleagues? 1 week learn & play retreat at the stunning Pelion Centre, Mount Pelion, Thessaly, Greece – part of the Kalikalos holistic education network. Just €400 including food and shared accommodation, and plenty of time for snorkelling and exploring.

Thurs 20 – Fri 21 August ’15: Deep shift and radical innovation with Open Space

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Experiential 2 day co-learning workshop: Brighton, with Martin Grimshaw and Francois Knuchel.

The art of hosting participant-led unConferences, solving complex problems, accelerating action, leading change in organisations, and hosting conversations that matter.

Do you want a way to rapidly launch new projects, bring participation, engagement, equality and inclusion to your organisation or event? To harness collective ingenuity for problem solving? To lead transformation that is real and lasting? To drive innovation?

Learn how to organise and facilitate gatherings using Open Space Technology, a method by which a large group of people can organise themselves into a conference….

Friday 12 June ’15: Unleash the people with Open Space

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Workshop: The art of hosting participant-led unConferences, solving complex problems, accelerating action, leading change in organisations, and hosting conversations that matter. An experiential co-learning workshop: London, one day, with Martin Grimshaw and Francois Knuchel. Do you want a way to rapidly launch new projects, bring participation, engagement, equality and inclusion to your organisation or event? To harness collective ingenuity for problem solving? To lead transformation that is real and lasting? To drive innovation? Learn how to design and facilitate gatherings using Open Space Technology, a method by which a large group of people can organise themselves….

Mindfulness For Smarter Living 11-18 Sep 2015, Greece

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Week long learn and play retreat, with plenty of time for snorkelling and hiking around the stunning Mt Pelion coastline. Buddha’s Top Tips For Bringing Your Life Alive: Mindfulness has become a popular practice in the West, and embraced in business and medical settings, as well as in the growth in services focused on wellbeing. However, in going mainstream, much has been lost of the context in which mindfulness has arisen. To go deeper and learn more, commonly people will encounter teachings which are part of a vast and diverse web of cultures and ancient wisdom, and it is easy to be put off by language and something very different to anything we usually encounter in Western cultures. However, it has been said that while the Buddhist teachings and scriptures are like a mighty forest which one can explore for a lifetime, all one needs is contained within a handful of leaves…

Deep Shift: An unManifesto for Community CoLearning

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Written primarily for a Transition Towns audience, this article describes the joy of hosting, organising, participating in training events that seek to create a deep personal shift or equip communities with useful skills. It talks of partnerships to co-create capacity building and skill sharing. It talks of the 21st Century approach to facilitating learning rather than imparting knowledge at people.

 

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