How The Circle Way helped a German company transition to a new era
"When you're part of figuring something out, you have much more invested in it."-- Eileen Fisher
Using circle for the first time with a leadership team in the oil and gas industry.
How can you hold circle in situations where there is no visible circle shape, no a visible talking piece, and no a visible center?
As old team members leave and new ones arrive, The Circle Way helps a board set aside the past and get present in today.
On circle bringing about agreement on governance and by-laws where all voices are heard.
On bringing circle process to a financial planning board and the positive effects it can have on business for participants to be able to show up as whole human beings.
On circle teaching it's participants and facilitators that one person's voice, one person's courageous actions, in a group of people practicing Circle in its many variations, can, and does, make a difference.
On using circle to bring together a group of employees from different business units and transforming the animosity and fear they held for each other to a genuine willingness and understanding to work together.
On introducing circle as a daily way to connect personally and professionally in a law office and how it's helped differentiate them from other law offices and helped work through tense times.
Healthcare remains one of the strongholds of circle use in the professional world. Our circle tale this month takes us to a moderately-sized community hospital in Denver, Colorado. Three years ago Susie Law, Vice President of Patient Care Services, introduced the use of circle into her patient care leadership group.
This month’s story, written by Clare Taylor, illustrates the use of circle in a diverse working setting.