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Camping, journaling, and facilitation: What do they have in common?

Camping, journaling, and facilitation: What do they have in common?

One book closes; another opens. My family’s new camping journal is underway, unexpectedly leading me to think about camping, journaling, and facilitation, and what they have in common. For more than 30 years, my family has written a journal about

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

Silence … a gift to facilitation and conversation (Excerpt 1 from my summer reading list)

Silence … a gift to facilitation and conversation (Excerpt 1 from my summer reading list)

I have selected six books, related to my facilitation work, to read this summer. My challenge is to actually read them and learn from them; since, during the summer, I like reading light, fun and frivolous books. That’s a good