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PLUME: five principles of harvesting

Chris Corrigan

This morning we began our Harvesting and Collective Sensemaking online course. And what if collective learning WAS the harvest?

Polarities to help design harvesting

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday in a webinar for the Art of Hosting Applied Practice cohort I threw out a set of ideas around harvesting that were prompted a bit by experience and a bit by the questions that participants were asking. ” The act of paying attention to that is called “harvesting.” Participant done/facilitator done.

My Harvest from a Half Day at Seattle #Kaizencamp

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Community for the 21st Century Harvest

Nancy White

simply LOVE these harvests. community community indicators events harvesting visual thinking wedialogBrilliant.

Through the Dark Mountain: A Harvest of Myths

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I spent last week at a Dark Mountain retreat at Schumacher College in Dartington just outside Totnes, UK. It may or may not be true. Stephen J.

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My Pen, Our Pens: Engagement through Participatory Visualization Workshop

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For the last 6 years we (Michelle and Nancy) have been leading introductory workshops on graphic facilitation, the use of visuals in group process.

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Unleashing Joy Through Visual Facilitation – Part 4 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

More photos here. I CAN DRAW: This is again a common and fabulous activity that is used in MANY introductory graphic facilitation workshops.

Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

must confess I love games, card games and board games and it is great to see how someone is using card games in their facilitation. Boo hoo!

Continuing My Ecocycle Experimentation

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From a facilitation standpoint, I was worried that the groupings we created for the maps would not work. Is that the power of this area?

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What harvesting tool works best?

Chris Corrigan

A colleague emailed today and asked me this question: “which tool do you use when you have to analyse the content of your harvest with groups?&#. The principle would be this: “Participatory process, participatory harvest, simple process, simple harvest&#   The primary tool I use in complex decision making domains is diversity.

The curse of predetermining outcomes

Chris Corrigan

Entraining your mind to outcomes is the hardest practice to beat as a facilitator working in complexity. Courtesy WRme2 on flickr.

Exploring future possibilities by mapping “dispositionalities”

Chris Corrigan

We deliberately created a space where things were allowed to fail or radically change and we harvested learning all the way along. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning Philanthropy Uncategorized World CafeIt’s good to have Dave Snowden back from his treks in the Himalayas.

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A collective harvest of the four fold practice

Chris Corrigan

Here is a snippet of the harvest from our work this week: Presensing and hosting yourself. be clear about the purpose of and the intended harvest of a conversation. Art of Hosting Facilitation PracticeBe place based. Sense what could be better. Develop confidence. Prepare for surprising outcomes. Centering before entering.

Can we role model graphic recording? Part 3 in the series

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” The field trips were “harvested” by our newly-trained sketchnote artists from Monday’s workshop.

Making a rough and ready pattern language as a creativity tool

Chris Corrigan

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Sense-making in a World Cafe

Chris Corrigan

Harvest. Art of Harvesting Conversation Cynefin Facilitation Featured Stories World Cafe I was back at St. Process. ” 2.

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Simple meeting design

Chris Corrigan

First we design the bookends: Purpose on the one hand and harvest/action on the other hand. Harvest. Here’s how it works. Purpose.

Some World Cafe tips

Chris Corrigan

Know what you will do with the harvest and tell people. People learned in the invitation what our plans were for the harvest.

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The #OCE2012 Harvest

Michelle Laurie

This is an important question to ask when designing workshops and events. A few weeks ago I co-designed/facilitated a learning event for BC Campus called “ The Online Community Enthusiasts Gathering “  This is an annual gathering of interesting people mostly from the Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island.

Basic design for extraordinary conversations

Chris Corrigan

The second phase is hosting and harvesting. This is something that consultants like us have to bear in mind. How this will affect their work.

Understanding where you are, not where you think you are: some tips and a process

Chris Corrigan

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Nuanced preferences instead of voting for sense making

Chris Corrigan

Art of Harvesting Community Conversation Cynefin Facilitation There is no consultants report here. So here was our process.

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Beyond the Webinar

Full Circle Associates

There is a saying in the online facilitation world “A bad meeting F2F is a terrible meeting online.” We time our remarks. Be human.

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The Harvest: After Event Reflections

Nancy White

Harvest time. The harvest. Reflection is a form of harvest. How can this “harvest&# feed, rather than rot in a pile?

Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

the next time you are facilitating a brainstorm session, have the group record dozens of insights on post its and place them randomly on a wall.

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Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

facilitated sensemaking process to bring together multiple perspectives to interpret what is happening. Look for causes.

Learning While Building eLearning: Part 1

Full Circle Associates

What can come out through the facilitation of a course, with direct online interaction with learners? So here we go! That “elearning” thing.

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» Graphic Practices in Higher Ed: VizEd 2017

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Hosting the harvest

Chris Corrigan

This is not a standard conference facilitation job for sure. Tags: Art of Harvesting  . Really interesting gig this week. Lots to come.

Simon Hearn on Online Community Facilitation

Nancy White

couple of months ago Simon and I got on Skype to learn more about Simon’s community facilitation and stewardship work.

A couple of great days in Montreal

Chris Corrigan

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Can we actually practice graphic recording after just a 4 hour workshop? Yes! Part 2

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Why culture matters

Chris Corrigan

Art of Harvesting Design Emergence Facilitation First Nations Leadership StoriesAnalyse this.! In this respect culture matters.

Some recent harvests

Chris Corrigan

So a little time to breathe and reflect on a couple of harvests.  Second, a harvest poem from the Open Space I ran yesterday in Kelowna.  With Open Space these days I am  trying as much as possible to have a place in which a meta harvest can be collected and created.  Yesterday. by Chris Corrigan. Who are we? What do we do?

Can we learn graphic recording in 4 hours and actually DO something? YES! Part 1

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It is often an “extra” that I include in my facilitation practice. This first post is about the workshop itself. Stick figures.

Capacity, engagement and authentic learning

Chris Corrigan

What we are getting instead is some terrific collections of tools, handbooks and harvests of processes. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Community Conversation Design Facilitation Invitation I think there is probably nothing new under the sun. But I haven’t seen radically new thinking or practice for a while.

Poultry for Progress and the Chicken of Change

Nancy White

One of my jobs a few weeks ago was to facilitate sessions at the Rome Share Fair. harvesting international development knowledge sharing Sfrom

Guest Post: Sylvia Currie’s Reflections on the RosViz Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note : In July Michelle Laurie and I ran another graphic facilitation workshop in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada. FABULOUS!!!

Harvesting learning about design

Chris Corrigan

PS  there should be some sort of blog award for “most formidable blog post.&#  This one would win it

Evaluation and monitoring

Chris Corrigan

Art of Harvesting Cynefin Emergence Evaluation Did we build the bridge? Does it work according to the specifications of the project?