vic at daena.eepo.com.au
Mon Sep 22 11:33:53 EDT 1997
>>From: wgibson at sover.net (Willie Gibson)
>>Subject: holistic workshop
>>Please share this with anyone who may have an interest. This is a
>>PARTICIPATORY workshop, not a lecture series.
I have put this workshop idea in here as i think that it is complimentary
to Permaculture, and LMS.
>>Key Words: Holistic Management (formerly HRM), Personal & Community
>>Leadership, Effective Communications, Consensus, Values-based
>>Decision-Making, Inclusive Management, Profitable Farming, Sustainability,
>>Here is an opportunity for re-grouping, organizing, prioritizing, planning,
>>and re-invigorating creative spirit.....
>> .......with a family, on their farm, within a rural community. Each
>>of those three wholes of society will be addressed, as well as the
>>individual whole each of us brings and aspires to become.
>>GENERATING JOY, WEALTH & WISDOM
>>MAKING THE MOST OF THE RELATIONSHIPS, TIME AND DECISIONS OF YOUR LIFE
>>October 23-24, 1997 - 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
>>William S. Gibson, UVM Extension Specialist - Sustainable Agriculture
>>OUTLINE OF THE COURSE
>>I. Making the Most of Your RELATIONSHIPS: Win/Win Consensus Building
>>1. Listening With Respect.......
>>2. Understanding First.......
>>3. Behaving Like We Mean It.......
>>II. Making the Most of Your Time.....
>>1. Defining and Assessing the Present "Whole"
>>2. Discovering & Clarifying Mission & Vision or "Holistic Goal"
>>3. What's Urgent - What's Important - What's the Difference?
>>4. Putting First Things First!
>>5. Plan With Life Principles....... Live Your Plan
>>III. Making the Most of Your DECISIONS...
>>1. Testing Options Against Principles, Values, Mission
>>2. Having All the Players Playing
>>3. Making Sound Decisions (Socially, Economically & Ecologically)
>>4. Planning for a Profit - Generating Wealth from the Source
>>Willie's HOLISTIC GOAL is to:
>>+ Be in an atmosphere of respect, caring, understanding, sharing, learning,
>>fun, and honoring of one another;
>>+ Facilitate, learn from, share with, enjoy, honor, and encourage everyone;
>>+ Have each person gain joy, wealth & wisdom in their lives, and share them
>>with others, as a result of this course.
>>The principles that will guide our learning are:
>>1. Consensus is Behavior, not just technique.
>>2. Management of Self, not time.
>>3. Testing Decisions as a Way of Thinking.
>>4. Relationships are Most Crucial !!!
>>Your Financial Investment:
>> $100 first person, $50 per each additional person *+
>>* - each person from the same family, farm, group, team, or management unit
>>+ - basic lunches and snacks included
>>$ - no one is denied enrollment due to financial constraints
>>Information about the region and local over-night accomodations are
>>available for the asking.
>>What Can You Get For Your Investment?
>>* Enhanced respect, understanding, and creativity - especially within your
>>family, group, or team
>>* Tips for using time more effectively by using your built-in "compass."
>>* Base your decisions more upon your values, and the universal principles of
>>* A resource packet of materials from several national & international
>>gatherings & workshops.
>>.......AND you will gain friendship, community, encouragement, & confidence!
>>If you need assistance or special accomodations to join in this activity,
>>please contact Willie Gibson at the Berlin UVM Extension System office by
>>calling 802/223-2389, or Emily Carlson & Richard Norris at 802/266-3091.
>>The University of Vermont Extension System and USDA cooperating provide
>>education programs to people regardless of gender, color, race, religion,
>>handicap, marital or familial status.
>>Grace, Blessings, & Peace,
>>Willie Gibson, Extension Specialist - Sustainable Agriculture
>>University of Vermont Extension
>>RR 4, Box 2298
>>Montpelier, VT 05602-8927
>>ph: 802/223-2389 ext.16
>>wgibson at sover.net
>> "I can do what you can't do, and you can do
>>what I can't do. Together we can do great things."
>> - Mother Teresa of Calcutta
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