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  1. Essential Skills for Effective Partnerships Working to bring diverse community partners and perspective together and have them agree on the path forward is . . .

  2. Essential Skills for Effective Partnerships Suprotik Stotz-Ghosh, Backbone Team Lead The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo Vice President, Community Investment Kalamazoo Community Foundation sstotz-ghosh@kalfound.org; 269-381-4416

  3. Revealing Sources • C.T. Butler, On Conflict and Consensus • Strive, Jeff Edmondson and Jennifer Perkins • Learning Network Executive Team • Margaret Wheatley • Jim Collins • Gandhi • U2 • Beth Zemsky, Intercultural Competency facilitator • Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

  4. Essential Skills for Effective Partnerships Working to bring diverse community partners and perspective together and have them agree on the path forward is . . . NOT YOUR JOB!

  5. The Role of Facilitative Leaders • See many where others see one • Meet people where they are • Respect where they are • Translate complexity into simple, dynamic processes that create “flow” experiences

  6. Elements of Flow • 1. Goals are clear • 2. Feedback is immediate • 3. Balance between opportunity/capacity • 4. Concentration deepens • 5. The present is what matters • 6. Control is no problem • 7. The sense of time is altered • 8. The Loss of ego

  7. Facilitative Leaders—YOUR JOB IS . . . to seek dynamic processes that create flow experiences . . . . . . in order to bring diverse community partners and perspective together and have them agree on CONSENT TO the path forward.

  8. Why dynamic processes? Why Flow? • Faith, goodwill, good intention, and Robert’s Rules are insufficient to cause the shift necessary to create the new civic infrastructure • Facilitative Leadership Skills are Required!

  9. Dynamic Processes, Flow Experiences Lean in to Conflict • Where did the conflict go? • - Controlled • - Denied • - Parking lot • - Mutually resolved leveraging full diversity of group

  10. Review Formal Consensus Process

  11. Q&A Suprotik Stotz-Ghosh for questions, feedback sstotz-ghosh@kalfound.org; 269-381-4416