Barb specializes in the following service areas: Group and process facilitation, strategic and organizational planning, community development and community engagement, training, public participation, team building, research and writing, research and consultation about leisure, culture, and recreation.
In my 28 years as a facilitator, I have heard colleagues saying “trust the process” to participants in meetings and workshops. I admit to saying it. However, not anymore. Reasons to not use the phrase Trust is defined as, “a
Fun and whimsy to close out 2022! Years ago, I wrote a poem based on “Twas the Night before Christmas” as a tribute to facilitators and the individuals and organizations with whom we work. This year, I had fun updating
I live in a cold winter climate. My choice this week was to drive an 8-hour round trip on snow-covered winter highways at 25C temperature and stay overnight OR facilitate for 7 hours online. With the support and agreement of
This summer, I learned to listen to podcasts … and enjoy them. Why is this worth posting when millions of people listen to podcasts daily? Because it shows the value of trying something new; of going outside of our preferred learning