Barb specialize 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.
I started my facilitation work in 2018 by learning from 2017. I was fortunate to facilitate many sessions in 2017; all with amazing clients and colleagues. I learned from each session and participants; and in some situations, faced very challenging
‘Twas the Night before the Workshop (with thanks and apologies to Clement Clarke Moore) ‘Twas the night before the workshop and all through the home, The facilitator was texting on her smartphone. The docs were uploaded for the Skype
Recently, during a day-long senior leadership team session, I facilitated a Multiple Perspective Discussion to invite participants to think about a topic from the perspective of the many players who were involved. The participants typically only had one perspective that
Above my office desk, I have small prints of cartoon people engaging in fun activities. These prints remind me to Facilitate … with Fun! I believe that mirth, humour, and fun are tremendously important parts of facilitation. I observe repeatedly,