PLUME: five principles of harvesting

Chris Corrigan

This morning we began our Harvesting and Collective Sensemaking online course. Specifically these principles apply to harvesting in complex situations where you are using participatory methods to make sense of and make decisions. And what if collective learning WAS the harvest?

Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates.

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Adaptive Strategy Development

Full Circle Associates

With a set of Liberating Structures we can create a more adaptive and actionable strategy for project design and development that contextualizes the plan into a fuller picture of the landscape within which it operates. This is a very belated follow up … Continue reading Adaptive Strategy Development. change complexity creative destruction engagement evaluation facilitation harvesting Liberating Structures

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Simon Hearn on Online Community Facilitation

Nancy White

What Simon Hearn of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) does for his community of Outcome Mapping practitioners is facilitation, management, technology stewardship and plain old leadership.

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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Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. The first part will be two intensive weeks on the basic processes of online facilitation. ″ technologies on online facilitation. Learning Outcomes – Second Section – Facilitating in a Web 2.0

Online Facilitation Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Nov 03 2007 Online Facilitation Workshop Published by Nancy White Upcoming Dates: The next workshop has not been scheduled. The first part will be two intensive weeks on the basic processes of online facilitation. ″ technologies on online facilitation. Learning Outcomes – Second Section – Facilitating in a Web 2.0

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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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This hit home because right now I’m facilitating a workshop and have totally fallen behind in two online courses I’m ostensibly “taking!&# OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry.

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Catch up strategies in online courses | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This hit home because right now I’m facilitating a workshop and have totally fallen behind in two online courses I’m ostensibly “taking!&# OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry.

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

Chris Corrigan

A recent report by Strategy& suggests being more agile requires a clear focus on two attributes of ‘strategic responsiveness’ and ‘organizational flexibility’ being built into the design of the larger organizations so they can move far quicker as conditions change.

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The curse of predetermining outcomes

Chris Corrigan

Entraining your mind to outcomes is the hardest practice to beat as a facilitator working in complexity. Whether it is learning, strategy or design, if you are in the complexity domain your attachment to an outcome is highly dangerous. Courtesy WRme2 on flickr.

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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Full Circle Associates " Catch up strategies in online courses

Nancy White

This hit home because right now I’m facilitating a workshop and have totally fallen behind in two online courses I’m ostensibly “taking!&# OK, let’s start brainstorming strategies for facilitating catch up and reentry.

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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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Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Share and Enjoy: One response so far One Response to “Connected futures: New social strategies and tools for communities of practice&# # Silence and Voice » Blog Archive » WordPress Upgrade and into a Vortex on 22 May 2008 at 4:04 pm [.] because I was inspired to approach technology with a new emphasis after being inspired by Nancy White’s facilitation skills in the Connected Future (CP2tech01) workshop that is now in its fourth [.]

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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. By simply starting, participants discovered oblique strategies and in some cases entirely new ways to address their basic desire for changing some element of their environment. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Cynefin Evaluation Facilitation Featured Learning Philanthropy Uncategorized World Cafe

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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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Disintermediated sensemaking

Chris Corrigan

And it also increases the time between an experience and the meaning making of that experience, which can be a fatal lag with strategy in emergent systems. Be really clear about the data you want people to produce and have a strategy for how they will make sense of it.

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Trying to make developmental evaluation easier

Chris Corrigan

That means that we are not working with evaluating actions against desired end states, but instead noticing and paying attention to vectors and directions – intentions and hypotheses that help shape emerging strategy. There are all kinds of ways of implementing these strategies.

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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, October 21-23, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Chris Corrigan

We will talk about power and friendship in change work, and broadening and deepening our impact when it comes to community engagement, employee engagement, strategy and systemic change. If you have been working with facilitation, complexity and engagement for a while, this is for you.

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Visions of Business Ecosystems

Partnering Resources

That central metaphor was the harvest, which tied into another local industry, wine growing. It depicts activities as a progression from outreach (in the top left corner) to facilitation, funding, acceleration, and cluster development (groups of self-reinforcing companies).

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A couple of great days in Montreal

Chris Corrigan

One group of fresh faced non-Aboriginal students even had the temerity to suggest that they were applying a decolonizing strategy. Art of Harvesting Art of Hosting Conversation Evaluation Facilitation Learning Travel World Cafe

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Short time, World Cafe to the rescue

Chris Corrigan

To harvest, your ask anyone to read out one of their post it notes. Conversation Facilitation Featured World CafeHelping a friend with a design challenge today. He is running a small group process at the end of a day of presentations about energy futures in a small community.

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Full Circle Online Interaction Blog: Updating my basic article on online facilitation

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Home About Full Circle Resources Contact Us Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sunday, April 29, 2007 Updating my basic article on online facilitation OK, what do you think should a) come out of this article, b) is missing and needs adding in, and c)needs to be better reframed for the current context. Facilitating Online Interaction Originally from: [link]. Last updated 4/07 From Websters: Facilitation Fa*cil`i*ta"tion, n.

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How complexity principles can inform participatory process design

Chris Corrigan

Yesterday I was teaching an Art of Hosting here in Calgary, where we were looking at Cynefin and then followed with a discussion about how the nature of complex systems compels us to make important design choices when we are facilitating participatory processes to do work in organizations.

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What do we mean by engagement online? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Now that some very crude and un-scientific definitions of engagement are on the table, let’s look at how we, as facilitators, can encourage engagement online. If that is the reality, consider sub groups and weave ideas between them as their facilitator.

Wanderings of a Liberating Structures Practitioner – Part 2 the practice

Full Circle Associates

” A key strategy for the network at it’s birth was to work through communities of practice (CoPs). I had my adapted visual Strategy Gameplan sketched out. I’d like to improve the harvest and graphic container for the harvest.

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Lessons from failure | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… May 15 2008 Lessons from failure Published by Nancy White at 11:32 am under culture of love , facilitation , learning A couple of months ago I got a call from Lisa Junker at the ASAE & The Center for Association Leadership. She wanted to interview me about failing as a learning strategy.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

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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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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

To answer these questions, renowned group facilitator Nancy White , INGENAES Associate Director Andrea Bohn , and I came up with a participatory process involving producing the actual map, facilitated sensemaking sessions, lots of commitment, as well as the essential bit of fun!

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Mapping the World: the INGENAES Global Symposium and Learning Exchange

Making CommunitySense

To answer these questions, renowned group facilitator Nancy White , INGENAES Associate Director Andrea Bohn , and I came up with a participatory process involving producing the actual map, facilitated sensemaking sessions, lots of commitment, as well as the essential bit of fun!

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GEWR Online Event After Action Review | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

To find out interest/plans for WSF 2009 in Belem- what are the common interests where we can collaborate, to what extent can we create a common strategy, how to proceed in Belem? Nancy found it very useful as facilitator.) Due to travel and availability we were not always actively facilitating the groups.

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Practice Notes: Cafes for taking a conference to action

Chris Corrigan

” The harvest from that round was a post it note from each participant outlining some of their learning needs, which union staff will use to help support the members with resources and materials. ” The harvest from this was simply to inspire and connect each other in preparation for the next day’s work. Art of Hosting Conversation Design Facilitation Open Space World Cafe

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Musings on “community management” Part 1 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Apr 28 2008 Musings on “community management&# Part 1 Published by Nancy White at 6:33 am under Uncategorized , online facilitation photo credit: CaseyLessard Chris Brogan has a great post today on online community management – a must read if you have or are considering an online community in your business or organization.

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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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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

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Social Media in International Development Workshop | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Objective of the workshop: Introduce researchers, communications professionals and knowledge sharing practitioners to social media tools and support their social media strategy development. Week 3 – Social Media Tools and strategies. Develop your strategy.

About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

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Information overload and Beth’s tips | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

But this fear, this sense of having to “master&# it all is common amongst peers and clients, so having a strategy is important.

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About Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

White Full Circle Associates Seattle Washington (206) 517-4754 – nancyw@fullcirc.com [link] Skype: choconancy Twitter: NancyWhite (and informally, choconancy ) SKILLS International practitioner in understanding and practicing online group facilitation of distributed work, learning and community groups (presenter, writer, teacher, coach, facilitator, rapporteur). Design, implement and moderate/facilitate online communities and workgroups.

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