Archive | March, 2010

NEW! Host Leadership and Transactional Analysis paper

29 Mar

The www.hostleadership.com website now has a new feature – a Resources page at http://www.hostleadership.com/jsp/index.jsp?mnk=800.  I am very grateful to Phil Aspden for sending me his paper on Host Leadership from a transactional analysis perspective.  His paper, from the IDTA Journal, can now be downloaded from the site at http://www.hostleadership.com/resources/phil_aspden_host_leadership_IDTA_journal_0609.pdf.  Responses and further submissions/resources/links would be very welcome indeed.

How hosts can lead by stepping back

2 Mar

I had a great time at the UK Art of Hosting gathering in Birmingham on Saturday.  About 18 of us met as a follow-on to the AoH event at Hazlewood in Devon last autumn (which I reported on in the SFWork blog at http://sfworkblog.wordpress.com/2009/10/05/art-of-hosting-very-interesting-meta-method-of-change-practice/).  Much of the time was spent in Open Space, with some interesting topics like ‘a new language for sustainability’.   Continue reading