True North Groups : a powerful path to personal and leadership development / Bill George and Doug Baker
By: George, Bill.
Contributor(s): Baker, Doug.Publisher: San Francisco, C.A. : Berrett-Koehler, 2011Description: xiv, 179 p. 22 cm.ISBN: 9781609940072.Subject(s): PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PEOPLE | Personal_Development
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Finding depth and intimacy in your life ; True north groups ; Your personal and leadership development ; Forming your group ; Norming ; Storming ; Performing ; Reforming your group ; Why your true north group is important in your life ; RESOURCES : Start-up curriculum (first twelve topics) ; Additional program ideas ; The group's initial meeting ; Member contract ; Meeting formats ; Ground rules for group discussions ; Guide for facilitating groups ; Member satisfaction survey ; Group retreats ; Adding new members to existing groups ; Giving and receiving feedback ; Research process
Advocates the formation of what the authors call True North Groups, or groups of six to eight people who meet regularly to discuss important questions in their lives and support each other during difficult times. Discusses how to form a True North Group, develop group norms, deal with issues that may negatively affect group performance and restructure or reform the group as necessary. Includes a set of resources on practical issues such as meeting formats, ground rules and ideas for discussion topics.