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.” ” Harvesting planning needs a coherent scheme to structure the work and it is important to focus on all kinds of different outputs and outcomes from a process. Art of Harvesting

My Harvest from a Half Day at Seattle #Kaizencamp

Full Circle Associates

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Through the Dark Mountain: A Harvest of Myths

How to Save the World

Here is the Harvest, in alphabetical order (grouping seemingly related myths, and some of their opposites): Activism: that well-coordinated activism at the right scale can change the world.

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Some World Cafe tips

Chris Corrigan

“Typical” facilitated sessions imprint people with the pattern that someone will take notes while everyone else talks. 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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Nuanced preferences instead of voting for sense making

Chris Corrigan

Secondly it gets at concrete things that the team can do to improve scenarios and third it harvest preferences and not simple yes/no decisions which are not appropriate for this kind of work. Art of Harvesting Community Conversation Cynefin Facilitation

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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.” This may mean you have someone facilitating these other channels if it is too distracting for the host and speakers. What does it mean to facilitate an online meeting?

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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. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation World Cafe

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Good Suggestions for “Fixing the Q&A” Session

Full Circle Associates

Harvest. The presenter’s job is then to harvest what was generated out of all that energy, and Thomas’ suggestions are spot on. You can also do post it note harvests, capture visually, among many options.

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Food Security

How to Save the World

and facilitated by my friend Chris Corrigan. But, I was told, such places require a huge investment in time, energy, and patience, without being prematurely harvested, and even then can, depending on location, only support a relatively small number of people without becoming depleted.

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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., Canada Imagine you are planning a project, facilitating a meeting or writing a report. There will be time for lots of practice, feedback and facilitation support.

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Rosviz 2015 – Guest Blog

Michelle Laurie

You might have heard about graphic facilitation, been in a meeting with visuals as part of the process, or simply wondered what all the fuss is about. Why would we change the way we look at facilitated experience? My harvest? Harvest can look like whatever we want it to.

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Wow!

Michelle Laurie

That is how I felt after doing two graphic facilitation workshops back to back. The last half of day two isn’t drawn yet so in the meantime, a quick summary is that we spend most of the afternoon doing collective visual harvests of what we learned.

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Rosviz 2015 – Guest Blog

Michelle Laurie

You might have heard about graphic facilitation, been in a meeting with visuals as part of the process, or simply wondered what all the fuss is about. Why would we change the way we look at facilitated experience? My harvest? Harvest can look like whatever we want it to.

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Art of Hosting beyond the basics: a new offering

Chris Corrigan

One of the threads in our gathering was and exploration of how the practice of hosting and harvest conversations in the world can be applied to working with groups in ever increasing scale and influence. Art of Hosting Collaboration Facilitation Leadership

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