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The Art of Convening by Patricia Neal, Craig Neal

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4. SETTING CONTEXT

Communicating the form, function, and purpose of our engagement

WHY SET CONTEXT?

When we optimally prepare people for the form, function, and purpose of our gathering, they will be present in a way that greatly improves the chances of our purpose being actualized. Authentic engagement is more likely when we all have the same historical context or history of “how we’ve gotten to where we are.”

When we assume ...

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