|Re: mediators||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Bryan Bowen (bryancaddispc.com)|
|Date: Tue, 9 Feb 2021 17:26:54 -0800 (PST)|
I've taken a few trainings from Laird over the years, at conferences and at my own community or neighboring communities. I have found my own discomfort comes from the difficulty or conflict we're working on rather than his willingness to work with it head on. Like Mac said, I think the complaints I hear line up with some of the things he does best and that communities benefit from the most. My community had one person who was concerned about using him for our last year's retreat, but that person rolled with the decision and was happy with the results. I think his reputation as a "hard ass" was probably always over blown, and as time has gone by is even less apt. Just my thoughts - -b *Check out: Caddis Community Partners! <http://caddiscommunitypartners.com>* BRYAN BOWEN | PRINCIPAL | AIA | LEED AP *caddis collaborative* 1510 Zamia Ave #103 Boulder, CO 80304 303 443 3629 caddispc.com *NOTE: **Our **physical **offices are closed due to the pandemic. We are happy to meet with you via video conference. We are still conducting construction site visits. Thanks for your patience and understanding.* On Tue, Feb 9, 2021 at 3:30 PM Mac Thomson via Cohousing-L < cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > We’ve had one community member who wasn’t real happy with Laird, but I > think that was because Laird wouldn’t let him keep getting away with > disruptive, unproductive behavior in our meeting. Overall, I think most > everyone in our community has been very impressed with Laird’s work. He has > a huge heart, a keen intellect, and a ton of experience. > > -- > Mac Thomson > > Heartwood Cohousing > Southwest Colorado > http://www.heartwoodcohousing.com > > > "And if I should die in a car wreck, > May I have Van Morrison in my tape deck." > - Frank Orrall > ********************************************************** > > > > > On Feb 9, 2021, at 2:38 PM, CJ Q <homeschoolvideo [at] gmail.com> wrote: > > > > I don't want to throw a wrench in anything but I one time heard that > Laird > > was controversial. I just wonder about what? I"m sure it's just that > > everyone has different tastes. I also assume that mediation for cohousing > > is a new form and a bit different than intentional communities that have > > been around longer. > > You can message me off list if you know the answer to my question. > > > > Thanks, > > Carol > > homeschoolvideo [at] gmail.com > > _________________________________________________________________ > > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > > > > > > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://L.cohousing.org/info > > > >
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