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 often use images and pictures to open and close meetings and workshops that I facilitate. Images can give individuals a way to express their emotions, to think from a different perspective, and to offer opinions in a non-threatening way.
I started with one design; switched “on the spot” to another! Recently, I facilitated a two-hour meeting with a board of directors. We met to continue a strategic planning process started a month earlier. In the first session, we had
Affirming, confirming, learning! Here are my highlights from International Facilitation Week October 7 to 13, 2019. This week honours, explores, and promotes the power of facilitation worldwide. I find that the week is a great time to reflect on what
What a joy to read this book titled “facilitating authentic participation” by James M. Campbell. The author describes and summarizes much of what I have learned from 25 years of facilitating individuals in groups as they converse, discuss and decide. I