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Orange Scrabble

Orange Scrabble

When facilitating meetings or trainings, I love using exercises that stimulate thinking in different ways, and which are fun for participants. Here’s one I invented!   It’s good for evaluation, brainstorming or recalling information from previous sessions,  you can...

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Note to Self

Note to Self

Over the last weeks I had the privilege to support and facilitate a couple of conversations that reminded me why I do what I do. The groups that travel long distances and gather to see where they are , what’s new, how can they continue the work and see the change in...

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Connections

Connections

Sometimes you have to work inside an office and sometimes your office is the shore of one of Europe's wild rivers. Sometimes you have to use an app on your phone with ' nature sounds'  to find a moment to breathe, and then sometimes you are surrounded by the...

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Leading with emotional intelligence

Leading with emotional intelligence

What makes a good leader? – Whenever I ask this question from a group of people on a training or a workshop I get the same results: overwhelmingly high scores on the EQ side and IQ somewhat slacking behind. Although many participants surprised by the results, science...

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Palavras ao vento

Palavras ao vento

‘Palavras ao vento’  is not only an amazing brazilian song by Cassia Eller, but a wonderful reflection of how some moments and experiences can be captured by the combination of just a few letters: WORDS How or why is this relevant, you might wonder in our world of...

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