AFN 2019 Highlights & Reflections

Last month I had the privilege of attending the AFN Conference on a scholarship from Zenergy.  It was an amazing opportunity and I thought I’d share some highlights and reflections from the Conference. By Anthea Ogilivie.

Presence is perfect

By building my ‘presence’ muscle, my work as a facilitator and a programme leader has become paradoxically easier, when being present is far from easy. Below I share four moments where I found presence to be perfect.  By Akasadaka Robison.

Being with a Group

This multi-media blog post explores musical performance through the Zenergy Global Facilitation lens of the three states of a Facilitators ‘being’ – ‘being with self’, ‘being with another’ and ‘being with the group’. by Kāren Hunter.

Kelly Townsend & Zenergy Global

Freedom Through Connection

Kelly Townsend, one of our program leaders and mentors has just launched her own website “Freedom Through Connection” which has been her personal purpose for the last 15 years.

Why unconscious power dynamics block teams from succeeding

I grew up in East Germany and experienced 16 years of living under Russian dictatorship. I then lived in many democratic systems in the UK, USA, New Zealand and now Australia. Coming from this German heritage of catastrophic abuse of power it is a passion of mine to explore how we can remain in integrity when we have power. By Simone Maus.

The Future Beckons

Dale Hunter is the primary author of Zenergy Global books and programmes. An active and curious reader herself, here are Dale’s reflections on the books presently on her table. By Dale Hunter.

Reflections Beyond Marrakesh

Our Zenergy Stage 2 facilitation programme develops an awareness of ‘what is missing’, and the ability to ‘generate’ through the core distinctions of facilitation: Purpose, culture, powerful listening, powerful speaking, ‘being with’, intentionality, intuition, ‘power with’, fearless and ruthless compassion and emotional competence. By Simone Maus.

Listening for Collective Intelligence.

Reflecting back after my third career, as a professional group facilitator and trainer of group facilitators, I can appreciate that applying my listening skills to group meetings was a natural outreach of my music listening skills. The meetings of people had become the orchestra and chamber music groups of my first career. By Dale Hunter.