Designed Wisdom, Inc.
October 18-21, 2009 Seattle, WA
Designing Your 3rd Act – For Senior Practitioners
Frances Baldwin and Bev Scott
November 2-4, 2009 – Seattle, WA
Conversational Leadership: Strategies for Large-Scale Systems Change
Frances Baldwin, Designed Wisdom; Thomas J. Hurley, World Café Community Foundation
Dates To Be Announced
See program description and registration information below.
~ Seminar Details ~
An Inaugural World Café Learning Program
2010 Dates To Be Announced
Creating our Futures
through Conversations that Matter
The Lodge at Simpsonwood www.simpsonwood.org
Norcross, Georgia (just outside of Atlanta)
F As conversational leaders facing a period of unfamiliar challenge, we could engage everyone in our communities, organizations, and teams in creatively addressing our most critical questions?
F There were principles and proven practices for tapping collective intelligence and accessing the capacity for wise action and resilience at every level of our systems?
F We knew how to nurture in ourselves and others the personal qualities and capability needed to lead effectively in today’s world that offers both increasing complexity and unparalleled opportunity?
oin us to explore these questions and generative possibilities in a relaxed environment ideal for collaborative learning. You will gain a deeper understanding of and hands-on experience with…
F The World Café design principles
F Innovative approaches to World Café design, hosting, and harvesting
F Approaches to crafting powerful questions
F Principles and practices of conversational leadership
F And related topics
Creating our Futures through Conversations that Matter
2010 Dates To Be Announced
Participants are responsible for booking their own rooms directly with the Lodge at Simpsonwood. Room rates include all meals from dinner on Thursday through lunch on Saturday.
● Single room $139 per night plus tax
● Double room $194 per night ($97 per person) plus tax
Hosts for this learning intensive are:
Frances Baldwin consults to individuals, organizations and groups to create more enduring approaches to entrenched dilemmas, challenges and opportunities. A Global Steward of the World Café, Frances is Principal of DesignedWisdom, Inc., and a member of The Chaos Game, an international network of organization consultants.
Thomas Hurley is currently guiding the global evolution of the World Café and serves as a senior advisor and executive coach for leaders seeking innovative approaches to key strategic issues and large scale systems change. He serves on the board of directors for both the World Café Community Foundation and the Berkana Institute.
Samantha Tan is a partner with the Meristem Group and a Global Steward of the World Cafe. She works with organizations and communities to engage their collective intelligence and fulfill their highest aspirations. Originally from Singapore, Samantha is passionate about intercultural and intergenerational dialogue and is coordinator of the World Cafe Research Circle.
For more information contact Frances Baldwin: firstname.lastname@example.org