Conversare – bringing attention to being in the dance

November 30, 2017 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

A peruse of these earlier posts here and here may help you to gain a sense – or a reminder – of the essence, underlying purpose and practice of Conversare events. And of enjoyment experienced by participants. What I wish to draw your attention to is that this way of engaging with each other has a variety of foundations. One which is the focus of this post is that I had the remarkable fortune to encounter a person called Heinz von Foerster. A Google search will reveal much about this person, who he was, what he accomplished and a sense of his...

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Conversare now evolving in wondrous ways

October 31, 2017 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

You may be interested to learn that the Conversare (named from the Latin: con versare - to turn or to dance together) hosted process of engaging with each other is now happening in diverse contexts. (*See below for more on underpinnings of 'principles and values' and of 'hosting'.  Here for background to Conversare in the Adelaide Central Market. And here for underpinning awe of conversing, particularly from 3.37 minutes in) Among these are: . As an integral component of a business meeting. In this case as a way of enabling participation of all present before the main component of the meeting. Sound intriguing? Would...

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Conversare – of potential value when integral to diverse meetings which include a meal

September 30, 2017 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Here are ideas you may find interesting and of potential value to your organisation or group. They are to do with a way of enabling everyone present to have face to face communication over a meal. In which the focus is on learning about each other. Everybody participates fully. The example here is to do with holding evening meetings.  The ideas are applicable to meetings held at other times too.   Being held on a weekday evening have an early start at 6pm and finish by 8pm. There are two main possibilities for the conduct of an event about a particular topic.       Points to ponder...

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Conversare – substantial benefits for those who appreciate its personal and professional significance

August 27, 2017 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Are you an adventurer looking for social events in which you participate rather than just be a spectator? If so Conversare could turn you on! For these are hosted happening over a meal among lively spirits in venues dripping with delectable and friendly ambience. In public places in which anyone who wishes to join is regarded as one of the right people. Where a host welcomes all present and provides guidelines on the nature of the proceedings. Which is primarily to have a conversation, over a meal, with someone you have not met previously. Everybody present does the same, all participate...

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Conversare – potential value for diverse organisations and venues

July 31, 2017 |  by  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

 con versare – to turn or to dance together “Simple and deep, a spiritual adventure.” Firti Rasmiti “For good talk and enlivening connecting, rebuilding community trust and connectivity.” John Hovell How do these sound to you, arising as they have from participants in Conversare events? Which are specifically designed to enable people to experience the deep connectivity inherently longed for in our very nature as human beings, As expressed by British writer George Monbiot: “If there is an irrepressible human trait, it’s the determination, against all odds, to reconnect. Though governments seek to atomise and rule, we will keep finding ways to come together. Our social brains...

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