Will you be our next Losing Control network organiser?

Dear Losing Control Networkers,

We have some exciting news! The Losing Control team are hiring for a network organiser to help the Losing Control Network grow and develop further! For more information, click here

We have been busy with kick-starting the first Losing Control action learning sets, discussing themes around power, relationships, and collaboration. If you would like to join an action learning set, let us know and we will look to arrange more for the future

In this edition, we are pleased to announce the third Teach Me session around the unconscious processes in groups and self-organising teams hosted by Losing Control networker Kalina, a member of the Tavistock Institute and OPUS. Keep reading to find out more.

In other news, the Losing Control advisory board met last month to discuss the strategic direction of the network, network sustainability and more!

Would you like to join the advisory board and steer the network? Get in touch with karen@thesocialchangeagency.org and let us know as we plan the next advisory board meetings.

Join the Losing Control Google Email Group

Google group is a communications platform, similar to a mailing list, where network members who have joined the group can easily share information, ask for help, and connect with each other.

To find out more or to join, email: Karen@thesocialchangeagency.org

Art of Hosting and Community Organising Training

October 22 – 24, 2019, London

This three day interactive training hosted by Community CoLab and The Social Change Agency is for anyone interested in exploring and practising new ways of creating highly participatory environments to allow meaningful conversations to flourish. Over the three days, we will explore:

– How to initiate, design, host and harvest: meetings of any size, gatherings, and organisations that are more participatory, inspiring, and creative.​

– How to improve the quality of conversations by improving the quality of our questions and our ability to listen beyond the words and build stronger relationships

– Models for understanding how to work with complexity, emergence, reflection and self-organisation … and more!

Limited tickets available. Get yours here.

Limited Losing Control bursaries are also available, please get in touch with karen@thesocialchangeagency.org to discuss.

Losing Control? You were never in control!

A workshop on the unconscious processes in groups and self-organising teams

January 9, 2020, London

Hosted by Kalina Stamenova, a member of the Tavistock Institute and OPUS, this half-day experiential workshop will draw your attention to unconscious processes at play in groups, your own patterns of relating and the many rational and emotional factors behind collective decision-making.

Get your tickets now

Other Events & Opportunities

Check out these opportunities and events hosted by members from within the Losing Control network:

1. Power Mapping for Campaigners , 30 October, London

Are you running a campaign and need to know your relationship to power and how it’s operating? Join The Social Change Agency’s Power Mapping workshop to inform your campaign so you can plan tactics for maximum impact.

For more information and to register, click here

2. Meaning 2019: a conference for better 21st century business, 14 Nov, Brighton

This one day event brings together an international guest list of speakers, panelists and workshop hosts to inspire you on your own journey to better business.

For more information and to register, click here

3. Beyond Here Fellowship

Stir to Action are joining forces with Power to Change, to create better places across England. The Beyond Here Fellowship is a small grants programme to fund fellows to undertake place-based research that connects people and places with new economic models and approaches across the UK.

Find out more about the fellowship offer here

Is there anything you would like to share on the Losing Control newsletter or Twitter? Get in touch now: karen@thesocialchangeagency.org

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