Unleashing Joy Through Visual Facilitation – Part 4 of ISS Fellowship

Full Circle Associates

When Brad Beach (of Chisholm) and I were noodling on what I might share through my fellowship, I was exceedingly happy that he was willing to step out of the more traditional practices and dive into visual or graphic facilitation.

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Help! Testing a network mapping exercise | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Testing a network mapping exercise Published by Nancy White at 2:31 pm under knowledge sharing , networks I often use a variety of paper networking mapping exercises in my face to face workshops.

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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. What happened at the 2011 RosViz Graphic Facilitation Workshop? Tea Bag Drawing Exercise. Tea Bag Drawing Exercise.

Rosviz18 reflection part 2

Michelle Laurie

See below for a second reflective guest blog from Lisa Theissen, social reporter at Rosviz18: “I’ve been mulling over our time together, and thinking about my own Harvest from the point of view of Social Reporter.

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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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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. If you are looking for a great entry point into graphic facilitation, JUMP AT THIS OFFERING for September 19-20, 2016 in Rossland BC.

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Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Graphic Facilitation Workshops Beyond doing graphic recording myself , I offer two kinds of workshops on the practice of graphic recording and facilitation. Then come learn to write on walls, the practice of graphic recording and facilitation.

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

Full Circle Associates

It is often an “extra” that I include in my facilitation practice. The exercise also loosens people’s bodies up to use bolder strokes, bigger lettering and to explore how color can change a visual experience with very little effort.

fOSSa2011, Coders and Sketchnotes

Nancy White

I went out on a limb and had them start with the face co-drawing exercise from Johnnie Moore. collaboration communities of practice community events graphic facilitation harvesting fOSSa2011 open_source sketchnotesI’m home from another adventure!

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Nuanced preferences instead of voting for sense making

Chris Corrigan

What was smart about this exercise was the fact that the scenarios were left in very draft form so there was no way they could be confused for a “vision” of the future. ” So there is lots in this little exercise.

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Reflections on PGviz18

Michelle Laurie

This was a fitting place for our circle discussions which focused on facilitation techniques but also deeper societal issues. This was a fitting start as much of what we do as graphic facilitators is try to understand how our tools can be of service to support others in their path.

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

Chris Corrigan

As an option, the organization can repeat this exercise in local communities across it’s region working with data selected from that locale. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Collaboration Cynefin Design Emergence Evaluation Facilitation Learning Organization Stories

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Sense-making in a World Cafe

Chris Corrigan

Harvest. Many times in world cafe’s the harvesting round engages in a convergence exercise whereby the tables come up with a small number of insights. Art of Harvesting Conversation Cynefin Facilitation Featured Stories World Cafe I was back at St.

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How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. However, the facilitative practices must evolve in conjunction with the software.

Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

If you would like to try an exercise to see why this matters try this. 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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Why culture matters

Chris Corrigan

It is immensely helpful in making sense of the messy reality of context and exercises like anecdote circles and butterfly stamping are very powerful, portable and low tech processes. Art of Harvesting Design Emergence Facilitation First Nations Leadership StoriesAnalyse this.!

Lessons from VizEd Vancouver

Full Circle Associates

The fabulous Tracy Kelly of BC Campus invited me north to Vancouver to co-facilitate two workshops, one on graphic facilitation in higher education (“ VizEd “), and the second a larger team collaborative Liberating Structures 2 day immersion workshop. Harvest fail!

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Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe. At the conclusion of the exercise we had a tremendous amount of information to draw from.

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Art of Participatory Leadership, day three

Chris Corrigan

Robert brought this consciousness to the beginning of our third day , leading us in a check in exercise on the land that taught so many things on so many levels. This is a huge and important teaching about harvesting.

Pen and paper sense-making 2.0

Chris Corrigan

Two weeks ago in our Leadership 2020 program I experimented with using a signification framework to harvest a World Cafe. At the conclusion of the exercise we had a tremendous amount of information to draw from.

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#SKiP16 – My Crazy Experimental Offering on Space, Media and Constraints in Visual Teaming

Full Circle Associates

More and more I want more than the visual harvest of graphic recording. AND a lot more text than I’ve seen when I’ve done this exercise before. Last Friday was a GAS!

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Limiting beliefs

Chris Corrigan

in most of our leadership training work and our strategic work with Harvest Moon , we devote at least a half day to working with limiting beleifs using a process developed by Byron Katie called simply The Work. Cynefin Facilitation Leadership Practice

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A simple way to explore the Four Fold Practice of the Art of Hosting

Chris Corrigan

The next question then became, what if these four patterns were actually practices that could be cultivated both by individual leaders/facilitators and by groups? It’s a rich harvest.

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So many learning style tests, so little time.

Joitske Hulsebosch

I thought a learning style test was a nice ramp up for an exercise where people had to blog about their own facilitator style - from the idea that it is good to know your own preferences and biases as a trainer/facilitator. And how to work with this as online facilitator?

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Meg Wheatley’s 12 principles for supporting healthy community

Chris Corrigan

Sometimes that is wise, but more often than not we design, host and harvest without consciousness. Sometime during this week I have heard someone describe an exercise where you strip away everything you are doing and you discover what it is you would ALWAYS do under any circumstances. Tags: Art of Hosting Being Collaboration Conversation Design Facilitation Invitation Leadership Open Space Organization Philanthropy World Cafe Youth

Art of Hosting Tofino, day 2

Chris Corrigan

KNOW YOUR HARVEST * What do we want to take away from this meeting? What kinds of activities and exercises can we use for people to explore content together and provide their own thoughts on our question?

Rituals for Healthy Living – What are yours? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I realized about a year ago that I was ignoring the invitation to balance, so I have added some rituals to my life, like dance-like exercise, walking, simple daily meditations and trying to have the machine shut off one day on the weekend.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Monday, September 7, 2009 The Work That Reconnects: The Work Im Meant to Do BLOG The Work ThatReconnects: What Im Meant to Do [Thanks to Tree surging me to take one of Joanna Macys Work That Reconnects workshops, Ive been working through the onlinevideos of her workshop for facilitators ,and found it inspiring. A ritual opening tothe mandala exercise may be appropriate e.g. a collective "ahhhh." This is a fascinatingimaginative exercise that Id enjoy experiencing.

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eDayz 09 – Rocking in Adelaide | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

We did Johnnie Moore’s paired drawing exercise and I then gave the option on topics.

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Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If you try it, I’d be interested to hear what you observed or learned about your community by doing this exercise.

Skills for Learning Professionals Part 3 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Community Leadership and Facilitation This is my old stomping ground both online and offline. A subset is online community management but I’ll confess to placing more emphasis both on facilitating vs managing and servant leadership vs top-down leadership.

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DEANZ 2008 – my place, my space, my learning | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

tags: deanz08 learning ) I also facilitated two 2-hour workshops on Monday and Tuesday about the social and technical design of online communities. The notes from some of the exercises are embedded in a simple PPT which I will post on the wiki page – which is still a bit bare because I need to put in the notes, can be found here.

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Brandy Agerbeck’s Obama Speach Visual Capture | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Brandy Agerbecks Graphic Facilitation Work I was really interested to read about her process… … I ended up scribbling down the main points I heard in pencil on a notebook. What is your harvesting practice?

Most Viewed Posts First Quarter 2009 - What next?

Nancy White

Harvesting knowledge from text conversation. Online facilitator humor. Testing a network mapping exercise. Faciliplay:Play as an Online Facilitation. I was poking around my WordPress installation this weekend and realized I could see the top posts from the last quarter. I was curious what garnered attention and how that might inform what I write going forward. Well, actually, I’m not that disciplined. I write what surfaces at the moment.

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Ask Idealware: Solutions for Tagging and Archiving a Discussion List | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I have been writing for other publications, traveling and prioritizing more time for my own health – exercise and meditation – and blogging keeps coming out on the losing end.

Social Media Planning and Evaluation for NGOs | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Examples of social media evaluation efforts: Understanding the value of facilitation of social media interactions - ROI on Community managers Dutch perspective on ROI WiserEarth Community Evaluation Metrics Questions: What communications objective do you want to try and support with social media?

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

offers an award-winning platform that facilitates the creation and management of these private business communities with world-class, easy-to-use tools that visually display relevant matches between people, companies, products - virtually anything.

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The Work That Reconnects: The Work I'm Meant to Do

How to Save the World

workshops, I've been working through the online videos of her workshop for facilitators , and found it inspiring. T his diagram illustrates Joanna's five-step personal 'Work That Reconnects' process, described in her book Coming Back to Life : She starts her facilitator training with the Gratitude step. A ritual opening to the mandala exercise may be appropriate e.g. a collective "ahhhh." This is a fascinating imaginative exercise that I'd enjoy experiencing.

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Immersed in the world of improvisation

Chris Corrigan

Expect more games, exercises and improvisational play to explore hosting, harvesting, facilitation, design and collaboration. Almost 20 years ago I was a part of pioneering something and I had no idea I was doing that. Gathered under the creative eye of Rob Winslow at The Union Theatre in Peterborough Ontario, a small cast of us put on a weekly improvised soap opera called “The Cactus Hotel: A Western Philosophy&# ( My God! Here is the brochure for it!

Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

I predict they will be the leaders of the future.DHagar A CIO Survival Guide to Healthcare Michael Singer 9/22/2010 10 comments The path to wellness within an enterprise may soon depend on the health of your companys business systems that facilitate and support key healthcare technologies.

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