They wanted to find ways to encourage people at all levels of the business to have their say.
Growth is not to be encouraged at this time of year.
"The industry sort of set its own course, and that is certainly what we would encourage at this point."
What we in Britain must do is encourage success at every level.
Most of us were encouraged at one time to 'dress up' and look pretty.
But church leaders also hope to encourage members at large to do likewise.
"I encouraged him at times to react like a father when the time was right."
Nor is it a healthy world view for our leaders to encourage here at home.
I want to encourage more public access at the Pillow.
Much attention paid to support the encourage the gifted students at our university.