ERIS WEAVER

Facilitator & Group Process Consultant

Tag Archives: Vision

Start With Why

By: Eris Weaver | Date: December 17, 2012 | Categories: Leadership, Meetings & Facilitation

I recently read Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why after watching this TED talk…later that week, walking through the hall at work, I saw Sinek’s diagram on another person’s whiteboard! Talk about serendipity! Sinek’s key point is that WHY you do whatever you do is more important to your target audience or customer than WHAT […]

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Getting to the Core

By: Eris Weaver | Date: August 20, 2012 | Categories: Leadership, Meetings & Facilitation

As a facilitator, I have often worked with groups in the process of clarifying their common values. Inevitably, there is someone in the group who questions the value of this exercise. It is true that there are a lot of generic, meaningless values statements gathering dust in drawers across the nation. So how do we […]

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Great Expectations

By: Eris Weaver | Date: October 10, 2011 | Categories: Community & Communication

Whether or not we are satisfied with an experience or event depends a great deal upon what our expectations were ahead of time. If the experience meets or exceeds our expectations, we are happy; if it does not, we are disappointed. In my life and work with intentional communities, I have noticed that those who […]

>Gathering of the Transition Tribes

By: Eris Weaver | Date: September 24, 2009 | Categories: Uncategorized

>Author Vicki Robin (Your Money or Your Life) was in town for a lecture and stayed here at FrogSong last night. Today she facilitated a meeting of representatives from local sustainability organizations with the theme “Accelerating the Transition.” I graphically recorded the session and will post photos as soon as I get copies from the […]

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>P:5Y

By: Eris Weaver | Date: September 19, 2009 | Categories: Uncategorized

>I watched the Peace in 5 Years video and unexpectedly wept….this is an idea surely no crazier than JFK’s “a man on the moon in ten years!” Now I must contemplate how I can accept this challenge in a deeper way…the bit of irony here is that I just came home from teaching a conflict […]

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