Facilitating in the Groan Zone

Facilitating in the Groan Zone

You know how it goes. The meeting starts and everyone is excited, apprehensive, curious. Problems are identified and the way forward is sought. Ideas bubble up and are captured on flip charts or Post-it notes. This divergent thinking is exciting and rewarding. Then it...
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...
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...