Conversations set in circles support peerness, listening and turn-taking, often around an evocative, engaging shared center. Cycles return to their beginnings, usually newly and sometimes repeating into spirals of further development or deepening. So include circles and cycles in conversations, meetings, communities, networks, organizations and iterative processes that support peer reflection and inclusive action.
Some related patterns: 2 Appreciative Thinking 20 Cooperative Ownership as Stewardship 29 Expanding Situational Curiosity
41 Groundedness 48 Integrity and Authenticity 64 Powerful Questions
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