Almost a month ago after identifying some metaphors which described various styles of facilitation (eg. Conductor, Chameleon, Dictator) I asked What kind of facilitator are you? Following on from this, Simon Kneebone and I delivered a session at the Australian Facilitators Conference in Geelong exploring facilitator archetypes through story. We’ll be publishing more around this in time to come, but for now, I’d like to invite you to take our survey around exploring your shadows in facilitation. Gestalt theory has what’s called the paradoxical theory of change. It suggests that one doesn’t change by trying to be what one is not, rather, change occurs by us being who we already are. When it comes to considering the shadow elements of ourselves, we already start to change by becoming familiar with these elements of ourselves which we may for so long a time ignored, neglected or repressed. Click here to take the survey.
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