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Martin Roche-Nishimori
  • Forres, Moray
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How can we structure our Co-housing group?
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We have just formed a Co-housing group, here in Findhorn, called East Whins.   We would like to set it up with a Sociocracy governance model as our basic structure, but I am finding it difficult to…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Priest Jun 26, 2013.

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Sep 12, 2013
James Priest replied to Martin Roche-Nishimori's discussion How can we structure our Co-housing group?
"Hey Martin, you're welcome and thanks for the update. I've just, this last hour, been talking with my dear friend Diana Leafe Christian about Findhorn, amongst other topics. I know that she was there a few weeks ago and presented on…"
Jun 26, 2013
Martin Roche-Nishimori replied to Martin Roche-Nishimori's discussion How can we structure our Co-housing group?
"Thanks Mark, We do have a number of organisations using Sociocracy in some form, mainly experimenting in using the meeting/decision making side of things,. Few are ready to make the leap to double linking circles.  The Carpool is the only one…"
Jun 26, 2013
Martin Roche-Nishimori replied to Martin Roche-Nishimori's discussion How can we structure our Co-housing group?
"Thanks James, very helpful. I am still processing this and hope to give an update soon."
Jun 26, 2013
Mark Edward Dunn replied to Martin Roche-Nishimori's discussion How can we structure our Co-housing group?
"Martin, I'm glad to hear of this initiative in Findhorn.  I know that Findhorn has a car-pooling group that uses Sociocracy.  Has Findhorn embraced Sociocracy in other areas?  I hope you can find some local support from those…"
Jun 21, 2013
James Priest replied to Martin Roche-Nishimori's discussion How can we structure our Co-housing group?
" Hi Martin, sharing some of my thoughts on your situation - indented paragraphs You may also wish to contact Bridport Cohousing in Dorset. They’ve created Sociocratic Articles, and have constituted themselves as an Industrial and…"
Jun 17, 2013
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How can we structure our Co-housing group?

We have just formed a Co-housing group, here in Findhorn, called East Whins.   We would like to set it up with a Sociocracy governance model as our basic structure, but I am finding it difficult to see how we can do that because of the complexity of the group. And so, I am asking as many as I can to see if I/we can get any clearer.How can we apply a sociocratic governance structure into our particular setting.  How do we structure ourselves in a simple and effective structure in order to be a…See More
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"Hi Martin, congratulations on becoming a father.  (By the way your question about email from a Lucia, this was spam which slipped through - we thought she was a genuine member so we approved, only to find out "she" was a spammer -…"
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Martin Roche-Nishimori left a comment for Francois Knuchel
"Thanks Francois. This reply is rather late. I have just become a father and all of a sudden I am struggling to keep up with any thing.  So, just to say thanks and I will still stay connected but somewhat in the background."
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"Welcome Martin.  I believe you took part in John's workshop in Findhorn in April, which I hear went very well.  I'm very glad to have you join this site.  There is plenty of information on sociocracy if you browse…"
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At 23:19 on October 1, 2012, Francois Knuchel said…

Hi Martin, congratulations on becoming a father.  (By the way your question about email from a Lucia, this was spam which slipped through - we thought she was a genuine member so we approved, only to find out "she" was a spammer - anyway all deleted now, sorry for the inconvenience). Best wishes

At 11:47 on June 3, 2012, Francois Knuchel said…

Welcome Martin.  I believe you took part in John's workshop in Findhorn in April, which I hear went very well.  I'm very glad to have you join this site.  There is plenty of information on sociocracy if you browse around.  But we also have our next Study Circle tele-meeting on 13 June.  If you are interested in joining, please let Sue know your contact (email and tel) so we can send you the relevant information.

 
 
 

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