Creative Facilitation – the Book!
JANUARY 8, 2013
Facilitation is not linear. Part One: Why Facilitation? Creative Facilitation – the Book! Start anywhere. Dive in.
Creative Facilitation – New stuff. Yay!
APRIL 22, 2015
How does a facilitator announce new stuff? Creative Facilitation – New stuff. What is the real work of facilitation?
New! Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015
JANUARY 23, 2015
I am very excited to announce we are offering a graphic facilitation workshop July 13-14, 2015. More information here: [link].
How my bad French made me a better facilitator
FEBRUARY 27, 2015
I recently went on a mission to Cameroon, where one of my tasks was to facilitate a workshop with about 100 participants. image credit: [link].
Graphic Facilitation 2015 – Skills, Innovation and Fun!
MAY 21, 2015
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?
The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know
JANUARY 13, 2015
I therefore completely understand that facilitators of learning and change processes and trainers/teachers can''t see the wood for the trees. I have good news: I can recommend a group of 10 tools that are so useful that each facilitator needs to know them and should be able to use them. A short description below. Which tool is missing?
kelvy bird figured out how to explain what graphic facilitators do
Full Circle Associates
FEBRUARY 3, 2015
I struggle to explain what I do when I am graphically facilitating. engagement facilitation visual thinking Now go read her post. Please.
Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Let me start sharing them with you too – starting with everything I know about links: Net-Map Facilitation Pointers: Links. Links. Loving.
Graphic Facilitation Workshop ‘Rosviz’ 2015
Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 26, 2015
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., Thanks so much to both of you!
Non-verbal communication for online facilitators
DECEMBER 10, 2012
So how does this work for online facilitators and trainers. What should you do as a facilitator or trainer without this body language ?
Facilitating the transition from online to face-to-face conversations and vice versa
APRIL 5, 2013
Photo by sparkzy I participated in the online facilitation course by Nancy White (long ago!) The flow was gone.
A Webinar on Facilitating with Technology With 36 Co-Presenters
Full Circle Associates
MARCH 18, 2015
MAFN is the Mid Atlantic Facilitator’s Network. Some are clearly self-defined as trainers, others as facilitators. I love it.
The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator
NOVEMBER 8, 2012
There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators. Quite a few members of the CPsquare community work independently as community facilitators or for an organisation. So if there isn’t a facilitator in these environments, who does the organising?
Various ways to use social media as a facilitator or trainer
MAY 11, 2011
This is a blogpost written for a half-day workshop for facilitators with Sibrenne Wagenaar. You facilitate the network to grow and innovate.
Still learning about facilitation
SEPTEMBER 11, 2011
Here’s what I learnt about facilitating thanks to Melbourne Playback Theatre Group ‘s weekend workshop. What about facilitators, leaders, managers, speakers – anyone who has to stand up in front of a group? Facilitation Improv Playback TheatreSmall moves are more interesting. The opposite is true. Just wow!
Become an expert Net-Map facilitator: Next training in DC June 27-28
APRIL 11, 2014
We are are planning 2 Net-Map workshops in Washington DC this year. There are some more workshops planned in other parts of the world (e.g.
More graphic facilitation coming your way Sept 29-30th, 2014
AUGUST 12, 2014
We had a fabulous time hosting 22 people for our 5th annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland this July. link]. Check it out:.
Tips for Facilitating a Week in Change11 MOOC
DECEMBER 23, 2011
A friend asked me to share any tips I had after facilitating week 8 of the massively open online course (MOOC) Change11. Hiya Friend.
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively
APRIL 21, 2011
Of course, I am talking about the role of the Community Manager , or Community Facilitator , which has been my preferred term from the beginning.
Participatory Facilitation Techniques
APRIL 6, 2012
A few weeks ago I facilitated a 1.5 Effective meetings conference conversations effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation metaphors
The simplest facilitation tip to build group capacity
DECEMBER 10, 2015
Thinking that the facilitator has the answers is one of the biggest problems with the way people are entrained to relate to facilitators. And as a shameless plug, we’ll cover more techniques like this in my Open Space Technology facilitator training June 2-3, 2016 in Vancouver. Facilitation Leadership Open Space
Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!
JUNE 14, 2013
Warming up at Graphic Facilitation workshop. I am pleased to announce that there will be a Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C.,
Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011
JANUARY 6, 2011
Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011 ) We had a great time with the first version of this workshop in August of 2010 in BEAUTIFUL Rossland, BC.
Facilitation tips for improvisers
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
There’s also jargon around facilitation. The same is true of facilitating. Learn about the bones of facilitation. There’s an underlying architecture to different performance types, just as there’s an underlying architecture to facilitation approaches. Facilitating is performance. Why this matters.
Co-facilitating: how hard can it be?
APRIL 19, 2011
Can you pick the co-facilitators in this pic? Part-time co-facilitation just doesn’t work. Collaboration Facilitation
New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
I'm currently facilitating two learning trajectories, both starting online. online facilitationThe trainer counted and summarized.
Applying Graphic Facilitation in New Contexts
JANUARY 12, 2014
I wondered if graphic facilitation may be useful in this context and explained a bit about what I could offer. An artist also volunteered.
Faciliplay: Play as an Online Facilitation Technique
Full Circle Associates
MARCH 4, 2014
Note: Faciliplay: Play as an Online Facilitation Technique was a post I wrote way back in the early life of this blog, before I moved to WordPress. As background on the use of play in facilitation, you may wish to check out Bernie DeKoven’s “Deep Fun” site at [link]. It is almost quaint. Check it out. I confess.
What makes Facilitating With Confidence different?
MARCH 12, 2011
After 13 days facilitation training with my mate Johnnie Moore I’m excited by what I’ve learnt. FacilitationOf course!
The Power of Marrying Facilitation and Sector Expertise
OCTOBER 24, 2016
These are high level platforms, facilitating regular meetings and results oriented dialogues between public and private sectors actors.
Why do groups need a facilitator?
APRIL 2, 2013
If the job of a facilitator is to get out of the way, why have one in the first place? Why do groups need a facilitator? Facilitation
Facilitating for engagement in isolated communities
APRIL 24, 2013
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
MAY 30, 2011
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. I 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.
Creative Facilitation – the workshop!
MARCH 20, 2013
Creative Facilitation – the workshop! Creative Facilitation – the Book! Facilitation LearningOn May 1st. In Melbourne.
Social media: a new type of hammers for change facilitators in organisations
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
We wrote this for the change facilitators working in and with organisations on change. I thought it might be worthwhile to translate it.
Facilitation and equilibrium
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
Some beliefs and theories in facilitation have always bothered me. Is it time to rethink our systems of facilitation and let go of the unrealistic equilibrium states some clients yearn for? Facilitation and equilibrium is a post from: vivmcwaters.com.au. The post Facilitation and equilibrium appeared first on vivmcwaters.com.au.
Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively – Part Deux
APRIL 25, 2011
A host is … “(Highly recommend you check out this section as well about online facilitator characteristics). Yes, I know!
Facilitation Card Decks | Full Circle Associates
JANUARY 28, 2010
I 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!
Nothing worse than a facilitator?
JUNE 8, 2011
′ when this jumped out at me: “In recent years, PowerPoint’s bullet list structure has been so overused that it can be more of a turn off than a facilitator.. And I’m not even that concerned about the bald statement about facilitators. I want to learn so I’m not one of those facilitators.
The two not-so-secret secrets about Creative Facilitation
OCTOBER 23, 2016
There’s no big secret to Creative Facilitation , it comes down to two things: using creative processes that allow people to really participate, and showing up as a facilitator that people feel able to trust. We don’t believe in facilitation-as-usual and therefore don’t do training-as-usual.