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My favourite hybrid session

My favourite hybrid session

This is now my favourite hybrid format! I’m in my office online (Zoom) facilitating nine people sitting around a large semi-circle table in a room over two hours driving away. This session was easy because my client organization provided a

Learning from our past to plan our future: a Historical Scan

I love a great Historical Scan technique when facilitating. I was reminded of the power of the Scan when I used it recently with the board and staff of a large provincial nonprofit organization. They wanted to decide the core

A beautiful object to enhance conversations

A beautiful object to enhance conversations

“Bring them again!” I often place these globe-like metal objects on the tables at in-person sessions I facilitate. Participants love them. Their enthusiasm inspires me to share ideas and activities about ways I use the objects as an aid to

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