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Liberating Structures Immersion Workshop December 2018: Lessons Learned

Christiaan Verwijs
Dec 13, 2018 · 10 min read

Building The Neural Network of a group

All Liberating Structures build and strengthen the ‘neural network’ of groups

A Rollercoaster (by design)

Immersion Workshops are like roller coasters

May 2018: First steps

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We met a number of times online — also with people from the other workshops — using Zoom. Zoom allows you to use ‘breakout rooms’ to use Liberating Structures within your call.

A trip to Hamburg

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An impression of the Immersion Workshop in Hamburg

The Trip Back: A change of plans

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Traveling to Hamburg (and back) was a blast, despite some delays. And we used it very productively for re-thinking our entire design
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Our final design (this screenshot includes updates we made throughout both days). A public version of this board is available here.

Showtime!

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An impression of both day 1 and 2 of the Immersion Workshop in Amsterdam (pictures by Lisanne Lentink)

Lessons Learned

Its all about Engagement

“All people are beautiful when they’re fully engaged” @Keith McCandless

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All people are beautiful when they’re fully engaged. Something made possible by Liberating Structures, as shown on these pictures by Lisanne Lentink.

Thank you!

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The Design Team for the Immersion Workshop, December 2018


The Liberators

The Liberators: Unleashing Organisational Superpowers

Christiaan Verwijs

Written by

I aim to liberate teams & organizations from de-humanizing and ineffective ways of organizing work. Professional Scrum Trainer & Steward @ Scrum.org

The Liberators

The Liberators: Unleashing Organisational Superpowers

Christiaan Verwijs

Written by

I aim to liberate teams & organizations from de-humanizing and ineffective ways of organizing work. Professional Scrum Trainer & Steward @ Scrum.org

The Liberators

The Liberators: Unleashing Organisational Superpowers

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