1. Peter Block, “Leading Is Convening,” Perdido 15, no. 2 (2008).

2. Facilitation definition from Encarta,

Chapter 1. At the Heart of the Matter

1. Minx Boren, poem ©2009; written expressly for this book. From the heart, mind, and pen of Minx Boren, author of Feeling My Way—99 Poetic Journeys (Palm Beach Gardens, FL: Coach Minx Inc., 2008). This and other works by Minx Boren can be found at

2. Terry Chapman, “Forging the Inner Heart”; written while engaged in the Art of Convening course, expressly as a contribution to this book,

3. Michael Bush, CEO, ...

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