Re: Being the "nudge"
From: Catya Belfer (
Date: Sun, 24 May 2015 11:03:17 -0700 (PDT)
Our Steering team is mostly responsible for this, but in addition we have
someone who takes action items at meetings and then reminds people to do
them.  (Right now that is usually me, but i'm trying to pass it off because
it reminds me too much of my day job)

     - cat

Catya Belfer   -
Technical Director   -
Cohousing in MA -

On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 8:41 AM, Sue STIGLEMAN <sstigleman [at]>

> One of the hard things about living in cohousing is being the person who
> has to tell your friends and neighbors "No, you can't", or "Yes, you
> must."  The responsibility is scattered among a number of teams; people
> rotate on and off teams; there's no training in how to have the
> conversation effectively.  And when it's done poorly, it can damage
> individual relationships and the social fabric of the community.
> Has anyone taken any kind of organized approach to this responsibility?
> Training, structure, documentation, how to debrief and harvest the lessons
> learned, etc etc etc?
> --sue Sue Stigleman
> sstigleman [at]
> 828-989-9373
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  • Being the "nudge" Sue STIGLEMAN, May 21 2015
    • Re: Being the "nudge" Catya Belfer, May 24 2015

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