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What I have learned during 28 years of my facilitation business

What I have learned during 28 years of my facilitation business

On June 1st, I celebrated the 28th anniversary of my facilitation company. So many memories, highlights, ups and downs, and lessons. And I thought, why wait for the milestone of 30 years in business to share my experiences? I hope

My favourite hybrid session

My favourite hybrid session

This is now my favourite hybrid format! I’m in my office online (Zoom) facilitating nine people sitting around a large semi-circle table in a room over two hours driving away. This session was easy because my client organization provided a

Learning from our past to plan our future: a Historical Scan

I love a great Historical Scan technique when facilitating. I was reminded of the power of the Scan when I used it recently with the board and staff of a large provincial nonprofit organization. They wanted to decide the core

A beautiful object to enhance conversations

A beautiful object to enhance conversations

“Bring them again!” I often place these globe-like metal objects on the tables at in-person sessions I facilitate. Participants love them. Their enthusiasm inspires me to share ideas and activities about ways I use the objects as an aid to