A series of articles by freelance journalist and frequent opinion contributor to CNN, Kerra Bolton, sharing how her training in the basics of restorative practices changed some of her foundational thinking about what it means to be part of a community.
“Peopling,” as I call any social activity, takes effort. I hadn’t realized how dependent I have become on solitude as a means of social avoidance, until I attended a Restorative Practices Basic Training.
“Storming” — the second stage of Bruce Tuckman’s Five Stages of Team Development” — happens when the initial excitement has worn off, and the reality and weight of completing the task at hand sets in.
By Kerra L. Bolton “Raise your hand if you know the answer to this one,” challenged Lee Rush. It was the morning of the third day of a four-day Basic…
We had officially entered the adjourning stage in Tuckman’s framework for team development. During the adjourning stage, which Tuckman added later, team members have grown close and feel a loss now that the experience is drawing to a close.