Dialogue

A Warm Face in Facilitation

One of my favorite #facilitation activities which I created years ago is the “Warm Face.” Recently, I used this activity with two organizations; Wood Buffalo Regional Library and ElderCare Edmonton. Each group was developing a strategic plan. The Warm Face is a wonderful opening conversation.

A Facilitation Moment #5 – Taking a risk

I took a risk and placed participants “on the spot.” Here’s my story in Post #5 in my short series of #facilitationmoments. During the first part of a 1½ day workshop involving two organizations considering amalgamation, I noticed that two

A Facilitation Moment #4 … deciding to NOT USE a small group discussion.

A Facilitation Moment #4 … deciding to NOT USE a small group discussion.

The success of a session can hinge on one moment of facilitation. A facilitator recognizes these moments and responds appropriately for the benefit of the group. This is the 4th post in my series of Facilitation Moments that shifted a

A Facilitation Moment 3 – Oops; not my best response!

A Facilitation Moment 3 – Oops; not my best response!

The success of a session can hinge on one moment of facilitation. A facilitator recognizes these moments and responds appropriately for the benefit of the group. This post is the third in my Short Series of Facilitation Moments; stories of