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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

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

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