Our deepest belief has been that careful dialogue, with a question or intention in the center, agreements for speaking and listening at the rim, and a light social structure for leadership can change how people work, live, and govern themselves.  ~ Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea


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What is The Circle Way?

  • A way of being in the world
  • A structure for deep conversation and wise outcomes
  • A methodology founded by Christina Baldwin and Ann Linnea in 1992
  • A growing movement of global practice

What is The Circle Way process?

The Circle Way gathers people into a circular shape with participants at the rim and the purpose in the centre. Each person has a voice and everyone can see and hear one another. Social agreements and practices help facilitate respectful conversation. Circle supports a leader in every chair.