‘I didn’t expect it go that way’ is different from ‘I don’t where this is going’. Convening is not about control, it is about gathering the others together.
From the Blog on convening
One of the most powerful (and usually free) actions available to us, is to consider who we hang out with. And we can convene the space to find the others.
There is no ‘right’ way for convening. Sometimes having choice is freeing, sometimes it’s overwhelming and paralysing. Sometimes the opposite is true.
While creating digital transformation and organisational change convening informal discussions between internal and external peers is key.