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Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to be co-hosting the  6 th  Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop  in Rossland, BC July 13-14 th , 2015. What is it exactly?

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The Soft Skills of Collaboration and The Social Enterprise

Elsua

The soft skills. Again, touching base on the soft skills. However, it won’t be easy. Off to work! For better or for worse. Try it!

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The Business Value of Serendipity: Improving Your Presentation Skills

Elsua

Yes, of course, I am talking about learning plenty more about  killer presentation skills. That’s right! In it, you will see  J.

Transforming your business with creative facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

For a long time facilitation has bothered me. Facilitation needs to be needed, otherwise it’s just what? Facilitation

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015

Full Circle Associates

Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015 | Michelle Laurie rants and raves  reminds us that it is that time again… drum roll… Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015 Welcome to the 6th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015 Location: Beautiful  Rossland, B.C., Take this course!” And it worked.

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The Power of Marrying Facilitation and Sector Expertise

Net-Map Toolbox

These are high level platforms, facilitating regular meetings and results oriented dialogues between public and private sectors actors. They

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Co-facilitating: how hard can it be?

Viv Mcwaters

Recently a client refused my choice of co-facilitator for budget reasons and offered one of his own staff (whom I had never met) to help out.

What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?

Viv Mcwaters

After 13 days facilitation training with my mate Johnnie Moore I’m excited by what I’ve learnt. FacilitationOf course!

Facilitating for engagement in isolated communities

Viv Mcwaters

There are ways to facilitate meetings and events of all sorts that encourage participation and engagement. Facilitators. Use everything.

7 conditions for a great facilitated workshop

Viv Mcwaters

Remember that you are facilitating a workshop, not chairing a meeting, and participants deserve to know why they are there, when to arrive and when they can leave. once knew a facilitator who didn’t own a suit and he would tell clients that if they needed him to wear a suit then they’d have to find another facilitator.

Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to be co-hosting the  6 th  Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop  in Rossland, BC July 13-14 th , 2015. What is it exactly?

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Facilitation as integration

Viv Mcwaters

This is the challenge of disruptive facilitation. I’ve always found lots of inspiration from fields outside of facilitation.

10 Basic Group Facilitation Skills

Viv Mcwaters

I’m in the midst of facilitating a training for an INGO on incorporating mental health and psychosocial support into programming. Throughout this training the topic of facilitating groups within communities has come up and I’ve been asked to provide some idea of basic facilitation skills. Facilitation

Open Space Technology Facilitation Training

Viv Mcwaters

It’s exciting to be offering Open Space Facilitation Training again with my friend Andrew Rixon  in Melbourne on Wednesday, February 13. Here’s

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.

Building Social Business: 5 Skills for Online Community Managers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Facilitating Social Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking. So those are the 5 skills that I think a community manager should have.

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In the midst of facilitation training

Viv Mcwaters

Tomorrow we start week two of three weeks of facilitation training. Collaboration Facilitation LearningAnd not just practice.

Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

Key areas I work on include sustainability planning, climate change and biodiversity conservation. I am both a technical specialist and facilitator.

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Take your pick - Facilitating, leading, managing, hosting, community-ship

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

It resonated with me so much that I celebrated Euan’s post by reviewing each point through the eyes of a Community of Practice facilitator.

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Can improv save the world? It can’t make it any worse!

Viv Mcwaters

Applied improvisation has been used for facilitation, capacity building and training, monitoring and evaluation, and learning events.

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‘Easy and safe’ is over-rated

Viv Mcwaters

want to focus on the dynamic between the facilitator and the group. There’s a long held position about facilitation that the facilitator needs to make the task easy for the group, and to create a safe space. So too, might a facilitated workshop. Facilitation Learningdisagree. They will work it out.

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Learning from mountain biking skills

Viv Mcwaters

And because it reminds me of passion, skills, confidence, practice, sharing and spontaneity. Tags: Facilitation Just for Fun

Facilitator skills & knowledge in a learning 2.0 world

Viv Mcwaters

world, where learning and performance solutions take on a wider variety of forms and where churn happens at a much more rapid pace, what new skills and knowledge are required for learning professionals?&#. Nancy tackles the ‘meta’ skills that those of us who want to work in the world of learning need. Generosity. Humility.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Learning facilitation

Viv Mcwaters

Here I am in Madang in Papua New Guinea, preparing to deliver a five-day facilitation skills training to local Papua New Guineans who will take what they learn back into their communities. After all, process is at the heart of facilitation. Yet facilitation is so much more. How do facilitators do all of this?

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3

Nancy White

As I noted in  Part 2 , these are biggies and probably could have fallen under the “meta skills&# mentioned in Part 1. Here is part 3.

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As I noted in  Part 2 , these are biggies and probably could have fallen under the “meta skills&# mentioned in Part 1. Here is part 3.

Facilitating informal learning: mindset, lifestyle and paying attention

Mathemagenic

With both, learning and it’s facilitation, I find it important to give it attention. What did the parents around the table do?

My Pen, Our Pens: Engagement through Participatory Visualization Workshop

Full Circle Associates

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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Announcing the 5th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Michelle Laurie

Announcing the 5th Annual Graphic Facilitation Workshop. Imagine you are planning a project, facilitating a meeting or writing a report.

Survival guide for introverted facilitators

Viv Mcwaters

So while shy people might want to socialize but find it intimidating, introverts have the skills but can take or leave socializing. Tweet This!

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals

Nancy White

As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word. There are skills in expressing them. This is the uber skill.

Facilitation is hit and miss too

Viv Mcwaters

This is the skill and the art that facilitators bring. Facilitation is hit and miss too is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au.

Facilitating learning of our kids

Mathemagenic

Informal and self-directed learning. At this point we use ideas from the project-based homeschooling approach to address it in practice.

Facilitation Trends

Viv Mcwaters

One of the joys of facilitation is the opportunity to work across organisations and communities and observe similarities and differences. I’ve noticed that there are a lot more similarities, especially in the challenges and aspirations, than differences. Here’s a wordle made from the responses to facilitation trends. So what to do?

Skills for Learning Professionals…Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

And, this is one of the bigger skill gaps that exists. Like most valuable skills, knowing they exist is just the door opener. Uh uh.

4 Meta Skills for Learning Professionals | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

As I start to write them, perhaps “skills&# is the wrong word. There are skills in expressing them. You have mad skills?

Training in structures that support humanity

Chris Corrigan

Skills include the technical skills needed to do the job as well as adaptive skills needed to be able to respond to changing conditions.

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