As part of my continued exploration of collaboration tools, few weeks ago I took part in the three day ‘Art of Hosting’ workshop. Inspired and created by the Berkana Institute, this was an amazing event and I felt very privileged to take part. Along with a great bunch of human beings that made up the ‘training group’ there was very professional facilitation. For those of you have not heard of this work it consists of a an amalgam of several processes. The a few of the main ingredients are:

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One of the biggest learnings for me personaly was the importance of ‘Harvesting’ – gathering the ideas, questions and insights that result from a hosted event. A short video about harvesting by one of the Berkana facilitators: