|Re: Annual community process/facilitation budget?||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Chris Hansen (itschrishansengmail.com)|
|Date: Wed, 2 Aug 2017 16:16:27 -0700 (PDT)|
Thanks Jerry, Wondering what a 'modest line-item' looks like numbers-wise? Cheers Chris On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 7:12 AM Jerry Koch-Gonzalez <jerry [at] cohousing.com> wrote: > > We have our own in-house people who teach and share communication skills > like compassionate communication (NVC) and Byron Katie's The Work. And we > also have in-house members who teach facilitation and governance > (sociocracy). Some of that teaching/sharing happens in our monthly whole > community meetings and some of it happens outside of meetings. We also have > a modest line item in our annual budget that can be used to bring trainers > in or send our folks out. To me continually moving towards a higher level > of communication and governance skills is key to living in an enjoyable > community. > > > Jerry Koch-Gonzalez 413-549-1747 > Founding Resident, Pioneer Valley Cohousing Community > <http://cohousing.com/> > Co-Founder > , The Sociocracy Consulting Group <http://sociocracyconsulting.com/>, > Sociocracy > For All <http://sociocracyforall.org/>, and New England NVC > <http://newenglandnvc.org/> > > *Sociocracy/Dynamic Governance in Cohousing See 3-minute video here > <https://youtu.be/7DAl1f1HFfM>.* > > On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 5:45 PM, Maggi <librarymaggi [at] gmail.com> wrote: > > > > > This is a question for established communities... in what ways does your > > community invest in improving the communication skills of your members, > > financially or otherwise? Do you provide in-house training to use > consensus > > or other models of decision-making? What about other tools like > > compassionate communication? Do you send your members to conferences or > > workshops? > > > > Thanks in advance for your feedback! > > > > -Maggi Rohde > > Touchstone Cohousing, Ann Arbor > > http://www.touchstonecohousing.org/ > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > -- Chris Hansen 32 East Village Drive Burlington Vermont 05401 USA +1 802 5408153
- Annual community process/facilitation budget? Maggi, June 22 2017
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