Every once in a while, I find something beautiful related to my interest in great teams. Here are 2 recent examples.
Yesterday, I was revisiting the Liberating Structures website and took a pause to enjoy the beautiful and authentic images in the slideshow on their homepage. I was especially taken with the layered and semantically rich beauty of their Graphic Tapestries & Facilitation images, such as this one:
Then even devote an entire page of their website, Gallery & Aesthetics, to showcase beautiful images. I can admire a group that does things like that.
Today’s discovery was the Group Pattern Language Projectwebsite devoted to the topic of “a pattern language for bringing life to meetings and other gatherings”. Their multi-year collaboration resulted in a beautiful and impressive set of cards describing aspects that help facilitation of group processes. “The Group Works cards express shared wisdom underlying successful approaches that is more specific than general values and less specific than tools and techniques.” Here is one that seemed particularly pertinent to this post:
What would it be like if such beauty was in all of our products? In a similar vein, my colleague Skip Walter asks, “What would business look like if art making were an integral part of work?”