Engage in dialogue, not debate

Written by Stuart Haden on November 17, 2021

In Paulo Freire’s book Pedagogy of the Oppressed he talks about dialogue. Where we name the world together. A wonderful mantra for coaching, leadership and life. But this got me thinking about other forms of conversations. Perhaps less useful, or maybe just a right of passage. If we know where it ends, then we need to know where it starts. And where it might get stuck.

Dialogue – not just a conversation between two people. It’s also an attempt to name the

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Start making sense

Written by Stuart Haden on November 4, 2021

It might be fair to say that there is a bit of stigma attached to the word sensitive. ‘Oh don’t be so sensitive’. And for that reason perhaps it doesn’t get the air time it deserves. But after all we have 5 (if not more) senses so we have to pay attention to them.

We need to be sensitive. We need to be sensitive to the conditions around us, and our conditioning. Our energy sources and the things that trigger our

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