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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

It’s OK to say “no” to a hybrid session.

It’s OK to say “no” to a hybrid session.

“Can we do this hybrid?” Almost every client with whom I talk about facilitating a meeting or workshop asks this question. Three-quarters of the time, I answer, “It’s possible. Let’s talk more about it.” We often decide that a hybrid

Four BIG facilitation questions in 2017 … and now.

Four BIG facilitation questions in 2017 … and now.

After a two-year absence, I visited the delightful Le Plateau/Mt Royal area in Montreal and re-discovered my favourite coffee shops. Memories return. In June 2017, at one of the cafes over latte and espresso drinks, Chris Pedersen and I created

Here’s my first question for “back in the room” in-person facilitation.

Here’s my first question for “back in the room” in-person facilitation.

You have been asked by a client organization to facilitate an in-person session. The first question I now ask in a similar conversation is, “Will any participant join us online, that is, remotely?” In the last two weeks, I’ve been