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.
Recently, I refreshed the conversations I have with clients before we agree that I will facilitate a workshop for them. I call this, “the conversation before the conversation”, meaning that what I and the client discuss and agree upon before
Hospitality, openness and curiosity in facilitation Contributing Blogger Chris Pedersen In this post, I am going to discuss hospitality, a concept I believe is inherent in the art of facilitation. During the Christmas break, I read Jo Nelson’s book The
‘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
Imagine and Celebrate: two words that elevated a closing conversation in a workshop from meaningful to powerful. I recently facilitated a workshop with the staff of a non-profit organization to help them develop teamwork strategies. I had anticipated that, at