books

Learning to like podcasts made me a better facilitator.

Learning to like podcasts made me a better facilitator.

This summer, I learned to listen to podcasts … and enjoy them. Why is this worth posting when millions of people listen to podcasts daily? Because it shows the value of trying something new; of going outside of our preferred learning

Thoughts for the new year about women, business models, and Ikigai

Thoughts for the new year about women, business models, and Ikigai

Ikigai as a business model? It is to me. Recently, I participated in a thought-provoking conversation with three women. We explored the topic of entrepreneurship and business development by women. How can we develop a business model that more intentionally

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

“facilitating authentic participation”: a great book with 4 stages, 7 phases for success

“facilitating authentic participation”: a great book with 4 stages, 7 phases for success

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