The ComPanion

companionWhat began as a review of the workbook – for the ’16 training – transitioned into a new – and extra – guide intended to illuminate the deeper patterns and the distinctive work and contribution of Art of Hosting to the field. It’s beautifully written and put together by Helen Titchen Beeth and Steve Ryman, with gorgeous illustrations from Lara Listens.

As it says in the introduction “ this guide is an attempt to point to the moon whilst humbly acknowledging the inadequacy of putting the rich complexity of our work into words – its an invitation into deeper collective inquiry into the mystery of emergence” – Read online or download


Community Resources


Video Resources

Video links to some of the models and methodologies used within Art of Hosting .

Art of Hosting – introduction:

Four-fold Practice – the core practice of Art of Hosting:

Harvesting – as the sister of Hosting conversations:

Collective Story Harvest:

Chaordic Path:

Chaordic Stepping Stones:

Circle Process:

Open Space Technology:

Pro-Action Cafe:

World Café:

Two Loops of System Change:

Community Conversations for the common good:



Compiled by our friends and harvesters of the Art of Participatory Leadership Training in Slovenia, 2014.

The Art of Harvesting.pdf – Download File


The Art of Powerful Questions.pdf – Download File


Collective Harvesting of AoH Practice Stories.pdf – Download File


Description of Designing Wiser Action.pdf – Download File


DFWA Harvest Template.jpg – Download File


From Hero to Host.pdf – Download File


Conversational Leadership.pdf – Download File