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November 2009 Blog Posts (8)

What's a Blog?

Hi Cafe Community,

I've never "blogged" before and was wondering if someone could tell me what blogging is. I know, I know... what rock have I been under... just humor me a little.



Added by LaVonna Connelly on November 28, 2009 at 4:43am — 7 Comments

Leaders visioning the world of work in 2020

We recently hosted a 2020Vision event for a cleint organisation and the energy and the outcomes were fabulous! There was a real buzz all day as these high potential leaders relished in the invitation of their CEO to set their imagination free and envisage the world of work in 2020, and what that might mean for their business. Here are a few images- I hope it might stimulate some more 2020Vision events. Please get in touch if you might be intersted.…


Added by Alexandra Smith on November 16, 2009 at 2:45pm — 3 Comments

World Cafe Victoria, BC

In late October I hosted (with fantastic help from Kim Meredith) a group of 80 teachers in a World Cafe as part of the BC Teacher's for Peace and Global Education conference in Victoria, BC. The conference theme was "The Green Challenge: Environmental Sustainability and the Challenges for Canada". After a morning panel with speakers including Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Irwin Blanca, Dr. Richard Kool and Dr. Frank Tester, the teachers moved into a flurry of conversation over lunch and… Continue

Added by Jenn Scharf on November 11, 2009 at 9:50am — 3 Comments

A World Cafe in A High School

A wonderful aspect of the World Cafe Roundtable Event held at West High School in Madison, Wisconsin last week was the fact that some of the table hosts were current students. The students did a terrific job as hosts and reporters for themes from their tables. (A very brief briefing for table hosts took place just before the evening event began.) The aim of the event was to explore future directions for West High School. Parents, students, teachers, counselors, administrators, alumni, community… Continue

Added by Kathleen A. Paris on November 10, 2009 at 7:52pm — 1 Comment

World Café in Hungary

Added by Nora Hegyi on November 9, 2009 at 12:58am — No Comments

Links concerning SUSTAINABILITY

Focusing on the triple of people, planet and profit. Very inspiring, various sub-topics.

Added by Anna Hofmann on November 8, 2009 at 3:37pm — No Comments

Forward to Our Culture on the Couch, Seven Steps to Global Healing by Emmett Miller MD

In preparation for my book launch party on November 18th, I thought that it would be a wonderful thing to share the forward to my book. Enjoy!

"Miller’s book diagnoses the cultural pathologies that ruin our lives and threaten to destroy civilization as we know it. That bold assessment stimulates us to look in the mirror and assess the enemy we see. What systems run our lives, what… Continue

Added by Emmett Miller on November 2, 2009 at 4:54pm — No Comments

World Cafe Innoventurer 2009 in Tecnalia, Bilbao

World Café Summary - 28 Oct Tecnalia.pdf

My colleagues Alex Paris and Eneko did a good work organizing a world cafe for 26 Finnish people involved in a learning expedition to the Basque Country. Sometimes you have to go far away to see close your reality.

Added by Javier Ruiz on November 2, 2009 at 8:47am — No Comments

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