I love using an active listening activity in an in-person facilitated meeting, workshop, or session. Active listening is a quick, yet powerful, activity as it gives participants a way to collect their thoughts about a topic and then express them.
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