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SUCCESS – it’s not always what you see. A garden analogy for facilitating teams and organizations

SUCCESS – it’s not always what you see. A garden analogy for facilitating teams and organizations

I am a member of a local community garden and last week, saw this sign drawn by a gardener on a whiteboard in our garden shed. Stay encouraged, be positive. SUCCESS – it’s not always what you see. I immediately

Exploring the World Café online

Exploring the World Café online

In the past six months, I have been asked by several organizations to facilitate World Café sessions online and have loved adapting this excellent conversation method from the in-person format to online versions. I have created and facilitated: A World

Action planning online with 15 participants in 75 minutes. Magical!

Action planning online with 15 participants in 75 minutes. Magical!

Model Merging, World Café, Zoom, Jamboard, and a phenomenal group of participants combined for a fantastic 1¼ hour session. Model Merging is one of my favourite discussion activities and it transfers well to the online space. When I combined it

Camping, journaling, and facilitation: What do they have in common?

Camping, journaling, and facilitation: What do they have in common?

One book closes; another opens. My family’s new camping journal is underway, unexpectedly leading me to think about camping, journaling, and facilitation, and what they have in common. For more than 30 years, my family has written a journal about