A method to help groups orient their actions and understand their best strengths and weaknesses using Permaculture Principles in relation to the CLIPS model. Although it cuts across all layers, […]
The Dreaming Circle is part of “Dragon Dreaming Project Development”. It is a powerful tool that serves to transform a project from being the project of the founder(s) to being […]
A method to get to know yourself in your c ommunity. To know more of yourself in a group, to know your group; differences and skills. to know which areas […]
The ZEGG-Forum is a facilitated process to create transparency and trust, as it helps to unfold the potential of individuals and groups. It has been developed in the communities of […]
The Community Compass has been developed by one of the members of the CLIPS Community. It has inspired the development of the CLIPS-model and the CLIPS-model has inspired the further […]
Facilitation is the basic skill required to qualify as a CLIPS trainer and – naturally – facilitator, and the most recommended background for anyone who wishes to offer consulting and […]
A set of cards about the mindset needed for creating community. The Community Cards help to introduce the attitude that is important for creating a community that respects and empower […]
The application of Social Permaculture to the CLIPS model opens new perspectives and relates group processes to natural processes in the belief that “Nature is the Master”, a core value […]
An effective method to create a detailed plan of action for the group’s future. Helping the group to create its own, unique and precious road map is a service of […]
These cards are produced by the Global Ecovillage Network (GEN Education), here contextualized to CLIPS. They can be used to map motivations for group members, to map skills and learning […]
This tool makes visible interests that group members share in a visual and communal way.
To decide between different options.
Helping groups to define a list of preferences and urgencies among different choices, without creating polarization and tensions. It enhances lateral thinking, and encourages creative solutions.
It is a way to make sure who are the next 3 people to speak in a discussion of a medium-size group.
To find out if the visions are shared. To have a list of aspects of the vision that are shared by the whole group.
Get a sense of “collective consciousness” where no one is the leader Observe the complexity of systems Notice how a system responds when the conditions change Learn games that demonstrate […]
Keeping everyone easily informed about the outcomes of meetings Find important decisions in minutes
To come out with as many possible ideas about a certain topic To explore the unexpected and divergent. To give space to new or shy group members, and those who […]
To learn how the conventional market functions and how profits are distributed To reflect on how we as consumers can improve the situation and bring this perspective in the group’s […]
Tool for mid-term and long term strategic planning. If meditation or visualization is used to bring the group to the future scenario, this dynamic should be led by an expert […]