It seems to be a theme when you ask what skills are most necessary for starting an intentional community - Alyson said it, Raines said it, Amanda said it, Carolyn said it: the soft skills, interpersonal skills, interest in personal growth. Having an understanding of group process and decision-making. We're going to try and bring this into our meetings more as we move ahead.
Cori Rose and Lucinda, organizers of The Grove (the community formerly known as Diana's Grove), will talk with us about how their group arrived at their decision-making process and the journey that it took. There are many ups and downs to living with actual real live other people, and figuring it out is no small step.