Balcony Perspective

The main purpose of is to teach those in pastoral ministry how to be both in the middle of the action of parish ministry while observing and interpreting interpersonal relationships as a non-anxious party. The following expression, influenced by the work of Ron Heifetz, describes this skill as being on the dance floor while observing the action from the balcony. teaches an intrapersonal intelligence method for practitioners using narrative based examination of stimulus and response to the action on the dance floor. As practitioners integrate the method, they will be able to be on the dance floor with the benefit of a balcony perspective.

The Reflection-in-Action Synthesis brings self-knowledge to your own story with this question: How ready are you for a come to himself/herself moment? Explore my journey as I worked with this question and learned to lead by giving space.

The Three-Point Practice promotes self-reflective methods that allow the practitioner to move a system from one point to another by injecting the appropriate amount of anxiety into a system without that anxiety being the practitioner’s anxiety.

The Yellow Pad Discipline (YPD) is a real-time self-reflective adaptive practice that fosters appropriate detachment and participation during meetings by offering the space to those who name you leader.

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