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Facilitation is teamwork

About the power of collaboration between facilitators. You can facilitate alone.You can buddy up with another experienced facilitator and facilitate as a team.You can facilitate with an assistant co-facilitator. I started my facilitation career 20 years ago as a co-facilitator.... Continue Reading →

Facilitation in the swimming pool

Here's how a quick hack can change everything. Facilitation = Making something possible.  Gabor Bitter Facilitative interventions can be small and simple. And can take place everywhere.Even in curious places. I discovered.  The other day, I was facilitating in the swimming pool.  The... Continue Reading →

The journey of a curious team discovering Liberating Structures

Learning by doing and performing Liberating Structures areā€¦An approach to organizing gatherings of any size and kind in an interactive way. A handy toolbox of 33+ simple, playful, and robust methods, games, and conversations.A language for describing what will happen during... Continue Reading →

Listening like someone with hearing impairments

How to become a more respectful conversation partner 20 years ago, I worked in the field of health promotion and well-being. I managed a program for vulnerable groups. I remember the afternoon I met young adults with a hearing impairment... Continue Reading →

How to quickly get unhurried.

Could an unhurried conversation bring some ease to the work floor? When I feel trapped in a meeting marathon and have too much work on my plate my instinct tells me to do the opposite. Stop running. Press the pause... Continue Reading →

Simplify to amplify.

Marie Kondo for meetings. At the end of last year, I had a wonderful conversation about simplifying and amplifying what I am doing in my capacity as a facilitator, mentor and coach during the NeverDoneBefore Festival. NeverDoneBefore is a global... Continue Reading →

Less and better

How to get out of the meeting marathon. When I observe what is happening around me, I notice that many people feel trapped in a never-ending meeting loop. I hear them saying that they have little time to prepare and... Continue Reading →

Finding inspiration in conversation.

When I reflect on another exceptional year, I remember: The numerous conversations I had with you,With network partners, colleagues and peers, With friends and family. Conversations of all sizes, colours, and shapes.Around the globe.Via various channels:Over the screen.Over a hot... Continue Reading →

How to facilitate your weekly team meetings with ease and energy. Seven inspirations.

Do you agree that meetings are precious moments of collaboration? Meetings provide an opportunity to connect, share, learn, and collaborate.Meetings can thrive with creativity, curiosity, eagerness, enthusiasm, and experimentation.It is over with wasting precious meeting time by running them on... Continue Reading →

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