"I quite agree with Rhea that in any conversation, any assembled group, many of Kegan's development levels, or Don Beck (and Integral Theory's) "memes" or cultural levels of development, may be represented. Even within one…"
"My Dear friend,
it give me a great pleasure to write you after viewing your contact today at www.theworldcafecommunity.org which really interest me to have communication with you, if you will have the desire with me so that we can get to know each…"
"I will be interested to hear what you find. At some point, you might be interested in finding out about the Vistar Method of Communication. Right now its application has specifically been for individual change...level of Being questions...and the…"
"Really interesting. Is your basic question: "How can people be encouraged to embrace rather than resist change?" And is the answer you are testing: "Tapping into the satisfaction of creative ownership?""
"Is this OD as in Organizational Development? (I had to Google it.) Do you have a specific way you want to use this? I am interested since we are very interested in finding ways for people to meet beyond programming and ego...a vertical thrust, if…"
"Janet, the nature of your question has opened a lot. Let us know where you go with this. You have certainly set me thinking about the ETHICS of collective wisdom. Actually, all the shootings yesterday and today make me wonder about internal ethics…"
"Hi Janet, such an interesting line of inquiry,though.
To me the friction comes in the actual implementation, with so many egos and conditioned responses at work. Subtler levels of ethics may be involved--for example, is it ethical that some…"
"Great considerations. To the point by Rhea, the ethics of a technology like World Cafe, Open Space, or the Vistar Method of Communication are high-principled to begin with. They are based on the premise that if we align in intention, together we can…"
Please join the conversation if you are interested in blending The World Cafe with other methods and models such as Open Space Technology, Appreciative Inquiry, Polarity Management, Spiral Dynamics, Theory U, the Enneagram and more.See More
Please indicate your World Café experience (ONLY IF YOU HAVE ACTUAL WORLD CAFE EXPERIENCE) in one or more of the following roles:
I'm New to the World Cafe
If you are new to the World Cafe, would you please share how you heard about this community?
I am with Vistar Foundation; we are pioneers in Collective Conscioiusness for individual and group transformation. We were very excited to know of World Cafe. We first learned of it when we performed at the Coalition for One Voice in NYC with Jane Ginoux.
What field is the primary focus of your World Café work (ONLY CHECK AREAS WHERE YOU ARE ALREADY ACTIVELY USING WORLD CAFE PLEASE)?
Education, Religion, Online, Community
What knowledge, skills or resources would you like to contribute to the World Café community to help it grow and flourish?
The work that is being done at the convergence of science and spirituality in the field of collective consciousness, the evolution of human consciousness, and ways for humanity to find unity. We have extensive experience and knowledge in group work, in collective creativity through our theater Voicepoint, and travel intensive spiritual workshops.
What would you most like to receive from this community?
A knowledge of kindred souls, people who also want to evolve and find a way forward.