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1. Re: The vision thing -- what good is it? (score: 184)
Author: Kay Argyle <Kay.Argyleutah.edu>
Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 18:26:39 -0700 (PDT)
Heaven knows what happened to the response I originally composed. I'll try to remember some of the brilliant witty insights I came up with ... ;) I think I could describe Wasatch Commons, at twelve y...

2. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 173)
Author: Jerry McIntire <jerry.mcintiregmail.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:47:03 -0800 (PST)
Emilie, new members have read our vision and mission statements. The more details the mission includes the better. They have also been to four business meetings, as a minimum. That way they are able...

3. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 172)
Author: Laura Fitch <lfitchkrausfitch.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:35:11 -0800 (PST)
Hi Emilie, This does not specifically address your question, but I recommend purchasing and regularly using The Group Works cards. I use them for every forming group i work with. We just read and ref...

4. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 172)
Author: Kathryn McCamant <kmccamantCOHOUSING-SOLUTIONS.COM>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:55:28 -0800 (PST)
Thanks for info about the group works deck, Laura. http://groupworksdeck.org/deck I think Išll order those. Emilie, I would urge you to take advantage of one of the best cohousing process teachers in...

5. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 172)
Author: Emilie Parker <emilie.v.parkergmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:02:11 -0800 (PST)
Thanks so much for the advice Katie. We're planning to have a workshop soon with Wonderland and that will get our core group invested and committed. I would like to have it at the end of April. I thi...

6. RE: Group vision/goals (score: 167)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 94 09:50 CDT
When I was first investigating Sharingwood, I had an hour long talk with one of the founders of the community. She painted a vision of cooperation that I totally agreed with and immeadiately we put i...

7. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 163)
Author: Emilie Parker <emilie.v.parkergmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:36:16 -0800 (PST)
Thanks so much Jerry. We don't have good attendance at meetings our regular monthly meetings. We have new-person orientation for the first 15 minutes of the meetings and generally have quite a few ne...

8. RE: Diversity and Values (score: 162)
Author: Buzz Burrell <72253.2101compuserve.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 95 08:40 CDT
This is a wonderful paradox! Rob S said: "I would recommend as a group forms, to create a vision statement which lays out your goals and any important values and make everyone who joins read and acce...

9. Shared Values - A Vision of Jewish Cohousing (score: 159)
Author: Gabriel36 <Gabriel36aol.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 12:55:01 -0700 (MST)
<< Actually, I would love to see the definition of Jewish that a group would use. I grew up in the Midwest in small towns where I was not aware of Jewish culture and just figuring out who considers t...

10. Re: Shared Values - A Vision of Jewish Cohousing (score: 159)
Author: Robyn Williams <poviinet.net.au>
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2001 15:33:00 -0700 (MST)
Your description sounds lovely - I'm tempted and I'm a non-religious Aussie living on the other side of the planet. I have a Jewish friend and fellow Co-oper who would love your vision. Blessings on...

11. From: "Residents are Directors" to: "Vision/Mission" (score: 157)
Author: Craig Ragland <craigraglandgmail.com>
Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2007 08:16:05 -0700 (PDT)
Me too... I strongly support lots of different flavors. It makes it exciting to visit most communities and to talk about what matters to the community. Its kind of sad, to me, when all that matters...

12. RE: Limits to CoHousing: Diversity vs vision (score: 149)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 94 11:53 CDT
Diversity is one of those odd terms which means different things to different people, but I would agree that in diversity there is wisdom. Although a clear and articulated vision and or values statem...

13. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 145)
Author: Jerry McIntire <jerry.mcintiregmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:52:29 -0800 (PST)
Hi Emilie, Cohousing communities by definition include everyone in the decision-making, especially the foundational vision. While we don't have a requirement that members come to meetings, they do: e...

14. Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 145)
Author: RJ Hirsch <heidinysearthlink.net>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 04:44:22 -0800 (PST)
Hi, Emilie, While we have a vision statement, it is on the broad-based side. What we have done well that might be worth considering, is shifting how we develop proposals/agreements. It helps to keep...

15. RE: Group vision: An example scenario (score: 142)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 94 09:57 CDT
In order to make the importance of having a group values/vision statement let me offer an example scenario for clarification. At Sharingwood, one of the values we hold is religous tolerance and freed...

16. Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 135)
Author: Emilie Parker <emilie.v.parkergmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:17:14 -0800 (PST)
Do we need to DO something to make sure people who are committing to Louisville Artists Cohousing really support the values and vision? We have approved values and vision but not everyone who is now...

17. RE: Diversity and values (score: 127)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 95 16:31 CDT
Karen Frayne wrote several insightful comments about diversity. IMHO diversity of values is what causes problems in groups. Diversity is one of those buzzwords that has any number of meanings. My per...

18. Re: The vision thing -- what good is it? (score: 115)
Author: Kay Argyle <Kay.Argyleutah.edu>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 09:40:50 -0700 (PDT)
Hi everyone,   We have a mature coho community of about 15 years duration in Berkeley, Calif.   There have been calls as of late to define (or rather re-define) our vision and values as a community....

19. Re: Orienting New Members to the Values (score: 112)
Author: Sharon Villines <sharonsharonvillines.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:56:51 -0800 (PST)
I agree with Katie. This is the number one problem with values statements. They mean nothing unless they are connected to a mission and aims. The same organization can say we value environmentally f...

20. The vision thing -- what good is it? (score: 110)
Author: Mariana Almeida <missmgrrlyahoo.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 10:11:57 -0700 (PDT)
Hi everyone,   We have a mature coho community of about 15 years duration in Berkeley, Calif.   There have been calls as of late to define (or rather re-define) our vision and values as a community....

21. Re: The vision thing -- what good is it? (score: 110)
Author: Craig Ragland <craigraglandgmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 07:46:05 -0700 (PDT)
Mariana, I'm so excited for you and your community. You may be starting a wonderful new journey... perhaps your community's second journey - one that starts as an adolescent, rather than a babe? Song...

22. Re: catch 22 - finding right site or identifying group values? (score: 108)
Author: PattyMara Gourley <pmgourleygmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 11:23:22 -0800 (PST)
Tierra Nueva (central CA coast) looked for land, and found it, with a general set of values. The early founding group in 1989 set their compass on the emerging cohousing vision of Chuck and Katie (cl...

23. Cohousing Values and purpose (score: 106)
Author: Chris Terbrueggen <christopher402gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:27:01 -0700 (PDT)
How would you proceed based on your experience in Cohousing ? Chris...

24. Re: re Group vision/goals (score: 103)
Author: Nancy Wight <wightwal.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 5 May 94 13:10 CDT
Actually, I think it is the other way around - the core group's vision isn't utopian enough for some people. But I'll try to get a little more specific. Here's an example of what we called our "prim...

25. Group vision/goals: Examples (score: 102)
Author: Rob Sandelin <robsanmicrosoft.com>
Date: Thu, 5 May 94 15:02 CDT
Here's an example of what we called our "primary goals" - that with which we felt we could not do without: 1. Less burdensome lifestyle (i.e. sharing, neighborliness, watching each other's kids, etc....

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