When I facilitate strategic planning, board governance, board development, and team building sessions with nonprofit organizations, I often use an activity I developed based on a book entitled The 5 Life Stages of Nonprofit Organizations by Judith Sharken Simon with
Over the past few weeks of our COVID-19 reality, I have enjoyed learning excellent ways to transform in-person facilitation design and techniques to virtual meetings and sessions. Here’s Virtual idea 1 in a short series I will post about activities
“We could never have done this ourselves at a regular Board meeting,” said the chair of a non-profit society. One definition of facilitating is “to make an action or process easy or easier”. I have always thought this definition is
I often use images and pictures to open and close meetings and workshops that I facilitate. Images can give individuals a way to express their emotions, to think from a different perspective, and to offer opinions in a non-threatening way.