The little secrets of collaboration: When empathy finally flips ‘Me’ over to ‘We’


Collaboration often starts off from a place where a collection of relatively self-centred individuals decide to work together. The self-centredness is not a problem per se, it’s a fact. Though I was recently reminded in a Blink about ‘Ego is the enemy‘ that one can be unreasonably self-centred too but that’s a digression). In any […]

‘Process literacy’ 101


Mild process (Credits: Wassily Kandinsky, 1928) Today I just sat through two very good – erm let’s say ‘very typical’ – examples of moments lacking ‘process literacy’: A seminar that I had to leave after 50 minutes and hadn’t yet started the questions and answers session (like a penetrating and Q&A is totally ‘rad’ from an engagement […]

The process arts, in defence of sustainable development


First of this series of short posts. Maybe this year we’l be organising some sort of share fair of the process arts,  looking at facilitation, graphic facilitation, social learning and some other process-oriented approaches and tools. But why really? What is it that ‘process’ awareness, or process literacy has to bring? The important thing is not […]