Connecting local responses around the world
Engagement needs emotion (e-motion, energy in motion).
When do you feel most energised to act?
When looking at a problem or when looking at an opportunity?
When talking about what is going wrong or when talking about what your dream is?
When you feel listened to and connected with the group or when you feel like talking to a wall?
When you feel others are linking to your dream or when you are looked at as a blamer or as a messenger of bad news?
This past weekend Veronique and I both facilitated the training weekend for a second group of community facilitators for the city of Vilvoorde.
The two days happened in a great learning and SALTy way. The participants of this small group were very eager to learn, to experience, to share and to brainstorm.
At one stage during the training weekend we asked the participants to go out on the streets and have SALT conversations with people on the streets about their dreams for…Continue
For some time now, Belcompetence has been engaged in facilitating the Faubourg community building. A limited but growing number of habitants expressed concerns about issues such as (perceived) safety in their neigbourhood, lack of spontaneous contacts among new habitants (from very diverse origines) and those that were born and raised there. Slowly but surely the group of habitants that have expressed both concerns and desires are in the process of changing the teneur of their expressions…Continue