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.
Sitting in my home office on Halloween night, waiting for children to yell “Trick or Treat” at the front door, I am thinking about sessions I have facilitated on Halloween or other holidays or special occasions. These events give facilitators
The only man who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew every time he sees me, while all the rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. George Bernard Shaw, author.
Tweet the message! In several facilitated sessions, when participants work in small groups and report back to the entire group, I have asked them to summarize the key message from their discussion in a tweet. My only rule is to keep the tweet to 140 characters.
I do windows … but I don’t do icebreakers, parking lots, and “touchy-feely”! This blog is mostly a light-hearted look at a few aspects of facilitation that I don’t do. I fully support other facilitators’ right and choice to use