I look for tools that people can take away and use for themselves. The sort of frameworks that work for the big picture as well as the minutiae, that stand up to rigorous scrutiny, that are empowering and that go on being relevant and practically useful. A lot to ask, yes, and in my experience relatively rare to find.
I am excited to have found such a tool and keen to provide a sense of what it offers and have it more widely accessible.
The Map of Meaning
Map of Meaning Masterclass led by Lani Morris, Brisbane, 12-13 October 2013
Who the Masterclass could benefit:
As Lani says, the two-day Masterclass has "immense value for people working as leaders and facilitators of change in organisations. It enables you to identify and work skilfully with intrinsic motivation. This creates grounded, simple, practical solutions resulting in positive organisational change".
It's relevant for individuals through to large groups .. and for the small business, corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.
It's also great for coaches, mentors and others who work with clients one-to-one. (The tool has proved useful for every client and situation I've tested it in over the last year.)
This is a powerful opportunity. Brisbane is currently the only Australian location for The Map of Meaning Masterclass. The dates are Saturday and Sunday 12-13 October 2013, 9am to 4.30pm. There are still some spaces available.
For more information
Other parts of the world
- Workshops are currently held in New Zealand, Australia and England and Scotland, with plans for Asia.
- Contact Holistic Development to discuss existing workshop options or negotiate tailored workshops or speaking engagements in your part of the world.
- The Map of Meaning: A guide to sustaining our humanity in the world of work (Lips,-Wiersma and Morris, 2012). Book available from Greenleaf Press.
Note: Leave comments or queries on this blog, or contact me at chris[@]chrishendersoncoaching.com or 0437 327 890.
I'll be reviewing the Masterclass in readiness to take on practitioner training in New Zealand next year. After road-testing the Map over the last year and finding it the most-used tool in my repertoire, I'm excited at the opportunity to take this wisdom to another level for different groups and for training other change agents.
An associate, Kerry McGovern and I have taken on promoting the Map of Meaning in a voluntary not-for-profit capacity as part of our contribution to having life work, and work be meaningful for ourselves and others.