Birgitta Schomaker
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Home visits

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rituu B. Nanda Nov 15, 2017. 1 Reply

Dear all,Marlou and I are writing a proposal for the city of Amsterdam where we intend to do home visits in a newly built neighborhood. The home visits will be the first step towards building…Continue

Personal Life Competence Process

Started this discussion. Last reply by Birgitta Schomaker Jun 3, 2017. 6 Replies

Dear reader,I met a young woman called Sara here in the Netherlands of Syrian descent. Sara is taking the SALT course on community development for refugees (people that have received a legal status),…Continue

 

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"Hello Birgitta! Please explain what is the chairs and 5 sheets method"
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"Click here to find out more about The Circle Way. The talking sticks on the photo in my post below, are from the Masai in Kenia. Credit to Jakob Kohlbrenner, Art of Hosting facilitator, for the graphic depiction of the Circle Way in the image…"
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"Click here to find out more about The Circle Way. The talking sticks on the photo in my post below, are from the Masai in Kenia."
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"That's a thought provoking question, Rituu. A lot contributed to generating the atmosphere where it was safe to speak. First I have to clarify something about 'sitting in a circle'. The idea of a circle is that there is no rank…"
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"The Art of Hosting (learning community) brought forth the principles of The Circle Way."
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"That's a thought provoking question, Rituu. A lot contributed to the atmosphere where it was safe to speak. First I have to clarify something about 'sitting in a circle'. The idea of a circle is that there is no rank difference; no…"
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Rituu B. Nanda commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post The desire to connect is more powerful . . .
"Hi Birgitta, vivid description! very nice.  i have a question. What helped you create this safe space? Something beyond sitting in a circle?"
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The desire to connect is more powerful . . .

`This is us´, a refugee from Eritrea says after watching `The match of our lives`from the documentary project As You Open Your Eyes.´This is us; when I was a child, I walked barefoot, like the children in the film´.…See More
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Marie Lamboray commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post Community based self-reflection by climate activists - How are we doing with our Values and Principles?
"Thank you Birgitta! Here is the French translation of your blog and comments: Retour sur soi mené par des militants pour le climat – Où en sommes-nous au niveau de nos valeurs et de nos principes ? À l'aide de…"
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Marie Lamboray commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post Community based self-reflection by climate activists - How are we doing with our Values and Principles?
"Thank you Birgitta! Here is the French translation of your blog and comments: Retour sur soi mené par des militants pour le climat – Où en sommes-nous au niveau de nos valeurs et de nos principes ? À l'aide de…"
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Birgitta Schomaker commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post Community based self-reflection by climate activists - How are we doing with our Values and Principles?
"Autry, that's exactly why I am so enthusiastic about our self-assessment tool: - it not only generates a candid exchange of perspectives on the current state, but it also creates clarity on goals to focus on, and it allows for…"
Nov 7
Autry Haynes commented on Birgitta Schomaker's blog post Community based self-reflection by climate activists - How are we doing with our Values and Principles?
"Many thanks Birgitta for sharing this post on the self-assessment! As a tool within the CLCP I have immense appreciation for it. It has the potential to impact participants once facilitated in an effective way.  I agree with the outcome as…"
Nov 7

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Name
Birgitta Schomaker
How did you know about Constellation community?
Joke d'Haese
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Heart of the Matter
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+31203342945
About Me:
I'm a organizational and social psychologist, working with individuals, teams and organizations through coaching, training and change facilitation. I have a wealth of experience. Recently I've become more interested in community building through Appreciative Inquiry and other hosting methods.
My dream:
To work more often as a change facilitator, working with concepts and tools from Deep Democracy, Theory U, Appreciate Inquiry and SALT to assist (self-directed) teams and communities.
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My wealth of experience, my engagement, my ability to work with diverse groups and individuals, the value that I add to people's life's by helping them to acknowledge their strengts, and connect with what truly matters to them.
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The desire to connect is more powerful . . .

Posted on November 15, 2019 at 4:30am 3 Comments

`This is us´, a refugee from Eritrea says after watching `The match of our lives`from the documentary project As You Open Your Eyes.

´This is us; when I was a child, I walked barefoot, like the children in the film´.…

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Community based self-reflection by climate activists - How are we doing with our Values and Principles?

Posted on November 4, 2019 at 11:00pm 7 Comments



Utilising the CLCP self-assessment tool, I guided a group of climate activists through a process of "community self-reflection". Currently, this climate movement is reflecting back upon a period of many intense actions (e.g. blocking roads) in public spaces, and at the doorsteps of corporations.

This international…

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“Yes, that’s your opinion; but what would be an example?” - deepening SALT by story telling

Posted on July 26, 2019 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

What I appreciate so much about SALT, is that it fosters deep connections between people. When we suspend judgment and take time to listen deeply, we arrive at a shared understanding. We meet in a field described by Rumi: “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there."

As facilitators, how do we allow such a field to emerge? How do we facilitate conversations so that this authentic, vulnerable human connection can build?…

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Crossing thresholds together

Posted on March 25, 2019 at 7:00pm 0 Comments

“What accent do you have? You're not from around here.”  Even in a country that values social equality, there are historically rank differences between urban citizens from the large cities and the administrative centres on one hand, and residents from remote rural areas on the other hand.  In the 80s of the last century, candidates from rural areas (speaking with a distinct accent) were not accepted for trainee positions at a large bank. …

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At 4:05pm on June 28, 2018, Laura Simms said…

Birgitta,  I just saw your note. Tell me more about what you do and if you use or have use of storytelling.   I would love to have a conversation. Laura

At 5:30pm on April 3, 2018, jolanda kirpensteijn said…

goed idee ik zal t sturen

At 11:29pm on July 3, 2016, Rituu B. Nanda said…

A big thank you for your valuable contribution to the online Constellation community, Birgitta! We are lucky to have you in this journey.

At 11:41pm on December 9, 2015, Rituu B. Nanda said…

Dear Birgitta,

Welcome to Community Life Competence!

Could you add your picture as it adds a human touch to your profile? (go to 'settings' then 'upload photo')

Connect with members: We hope you will enjoy the opportunity to communicate with friends in all parts of the world. Under the Tab with ‘Members’ you can find people to connect with and members who share similar interest.

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