Leadership, teams, organisations and communities are facing unprecedented levels of complexity and uncertainty. The clarity we need for making good strategic decisions comes from discernment, reflection, dialogue, sense-making and brave action. We can help with that.


The Art of Participatory Leadership and Hosting first came to Scotland with a training event held in November 2013. The most recent and our third training event took place at the end of September 2015 in New Lanark.

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Supporting practitioners

We are supporting the community of almost 80 trained practitioners throughout Scotland, through hosting reflective short refresher training events, where we also share our experiences of and learning from using these practices.

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In order to increase the capacity and capability of people, communities, organisations and events in using and adopting these practices, we respond to calls to assist in running participatory engagement events.

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About Us

Connecting Scotland is a Community Interest Company (CIC) set up in early 2015 with the purpose of organising and delivering training in the practices of participatory leadership and hosting conversations that matter, supporting a community of trained practitioners, and delivering work when the call and the need requires our attention and intervention.

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The Art of Hosting Scotland

The Art of Hosting