Sharing and building Solution Focused practice in organisations
If you are ever lucky enough to be handed one of my business cards, as well as my pretty face on it you’ll see a question: it asks, ‘What do you want?’
It does so because this is a central question in any solution-focused (SF) conversation. As a question it may seem an obvious one to ask in many contexts – it is difficult, for example, to imagine getting very far as an organisational consultant or as a coach without it.
But in other settings, such as medicine, that’s not…Continue
Added by Paul Z Jackson on October 31, 2011 at 8:46 — No Comments
I was very honoured to be asked by Heike Schemmel to host a discussion group on the 'evolution of SF Theory' at the recent EBTA conference in Dresden, October 2011. The invited participants alongside me were Gale Miller, Rayya Ghul and Kirsten Dierolf. Also participating were Michael Durrant, Michael Hjerth, Carey Glass, Jenny Clarke, Bertil Andersson, Wolfgang Gaiswinkler, Klaus Schenck and Aviva Suskin-Holmqvist.
I have had the session transcribed. You can read it by clicking…Continue
COACHING WITH A SOLUTIONS FOCUS with Paul Z Jackson and Janine Waldman
We're looking forward to running our annual open Solutions Focus Coaching Workshop on Monday 14 - Tuesday 15th November in St Albans, UK (near London).
It’s a workshop in which we teach coaches to:
· Develop their coaching skills to become even better at coaching
· Make their 1-1 coaching more direct, pragmatic and…
Added by Agota Eva Ruzsa on October 9, 2011 at 8:29 — No Comments
I was privileged be the moderator for the final morning of this year's EBTA conference, Frames and Beyond, where Ken Gergen and Gale Miller were invited to be key note speakers "Looking from a philosophy perspective". Here are my notes from their talks.
Ken Gergen – Co-Founder & President of the Board of the Taos Institute
The Taos Institute is a community of scholars and practitioners working at the intersection of post-constructionist theory and…Continue