online facilitation

We’re not all Zoom experts, yet.

We’re not all Zoom experts, yet.

Use ACE (be aware, be considerate, encourage, and educate) to create great online experiences. One year ago, I and many of my colleagues worldwide, entered the world of online (virtual) facilitation on a full-time basis. What an exciting, rewarding, and

Give Gain toGether: A facilitation technique and three words for 2021

Give Gain toGether: A facilitation technique and three words for 2021

As the new year starts, I am enjoying social media posts by colleagues who choose one word as a focal point for 2021. I think that this approach is worthwhile and motivational. As a slight twist, I offer three words

Great design is more important than ever for facilitation.

Great design is more important than ever for facilitation.

Online, in-person, hybrid … oh, my! With COVID-19 continuing to change the way that people gather in meetings, workshops, and sessions, facilitators need to be more diligent than ever about design. Here’s a guide I prepared for myself last year

Learning while “Zooming” over seven weeks

Learning while “Zooming” over seven weeks

I recently facilitated a seven-part series about nonprofit board governance and teamwork for a 12-member board of directors. The platform was Zoom, the sessions were 1½ hour each held weekly over seven weeks, and most of the participants had only