Great meeting and art? Try Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

Lovely facilitator drawing by Nancy White, graphic facilitator extraordinaire. Effective meetings Uncategorized effective meetings Facilitation graphic facilitation Visual Thinking Workshops

New! Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-14, 2015

Michelle Laurie

I am very excited to announce we are offering a graphic facilitation workshop July 13-14, 2015. Effective meetings #rosviz engagement graphic facilitation Visual Thinking Workshops

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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. Effective meetings #rosviz communications effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation Workshops

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Announcing Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 9-10, 2018

Michelle Laurie

If you are a leader, teacher, facilitator, planner, or simply looking to build new skills in the area of visual language, ‘Rosviz’ is for you! Learn more: Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2018 This workshop (aka Rosviz) focuses on engaging beyond words.

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Planning meetings? Can visuals help? Learn the basics at our 2018 Graphic Facilitation Workshop

Michelle Laurie

These included using kanban boards, ecocycle planning and visual facilitation. As far as visual facilitation, I will be brainstorming up numerous ways to embed this into our meeting to help us stay on track, communicate as a group, see the bigger picture and have more FUN!

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More graphic facilitation coming your way Sept 29-30th, 2014

Michelle Laurie

We had a fabulous time hosting 22 people for our 5th annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland this July. Effective meetings Uncategorized #rosviz effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation Visual Thinking

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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. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2014. Uncategorized #rosviz graphic facilitation

Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 2011

Nancy White

Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011 ) We had a great time with the first version of this workshop in August of 2010 in BEAUTIFUL Rossland, BC. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011: Using Visuals for Effective Engagement. Part 3: More on Graphic Recording (July 14 afternoon).

One week until Graphic Facilitation Workshops

Michelle Laurie

We are 7 days away from hosting 2 graphic facilitation workshops. Effective meetings Uncategorized #rosviz graphic facilitation Visual Thinking Workshops Good Morning People! This is a week of anticipation…before a very exciting week of fun.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop September 23-24, 2013 – Registration Open!

Michelle Laurie

Warming up at Graphic Facilitation workshop. I am pleased to announce that there will be a Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C., I am still on cloud 9 after the Graphic Facilitation workshop. You two are such great facilitators.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop from #sfrome

Nancy White

One of my roles was to facilitate a half day graphic facilitation workshop and then share a report to those who did not attend. disclosure: I facilitated something like 8 sessions and thankfully some of my colleagues are helping me.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop Pictures – Sydney

Nancy White

Monday in Sydney I ran a half day workshop on Graphic Facilitation, then we played again with graphics at the Sydney Facilitator’s network. And… The full slideshow from the Sydney Facilitator’s network is here.

Graphic Facilitation Workshop is Just Around the Corner…

Michelle Laurie

Facilitators, project managers, team leaders and members, town planners, teachers and anyone who would like to engage others beyond words. Uncategorized #rosviz communications effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation Visual ThinkingThe early bird deadline is past, but we are sending out the word at a couple of face to face workshops in the next few weeks and the time to commit is NOW! Nancy White and I have learned so many new things this year that we want to share.

Graphic Facilitation – I want to see more!

Michelle Laurie

Graphic Recording example, Michael Hepher, 2009. Since then, I have been forever intrigued as I catch glimpses of incorporating graphics at workshops and meetings. Last year, I hired a graphic recorder to draw out a meeting as I facilitated it.

DIY Wall Board for Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

Effective meetings effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation rosviz10 Visual ThinkingA few months back I posted a question on the International Forum of Visual Practitioners Linked In Group asking: Has anyone made a portable ‘wall’ (that fits into a car) to bring to meetings that don’t have great walls and if so, do you have tips or a guide to share?

Reflections on 3 days of graphic facilitation in Rossland, B.C, #rosviz

Michelle Laurie

Rosviz, our annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland, B.C. As one of the activities on the last day, Nancy White (co-conspirator) and I invited groups to create harvests of their own using video, a graphic recording mural and a mystery station!

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. You two are such great facilitators.

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Graphic Facilitation Workshop July 13-15, 2011

Michelle Laurie

Graphic Agenda for climate change think tank made by 2010 workshop participants - Learning in Action! I am pleased to invite you to the 2nd annual graphic facilitation workshop in Rossland, B.C., Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2011. Daily Graphic Jams!

Graphic Facilitation Workshop Pictures – Sydney | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Nancy White workshop – a set on Flickr (workshop) And… The full slideshow from the Sydney Facilitator’s network is here.

Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet

Nancy White

Today I put up a page on the workshops I’ve been doing, as well as outing my own graphic practices page. Graphic Facilitation Workshops. Beyond doing graphic recording myself , I offer two kinds of workshops on the practice of graphic recording and facilitation.

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? TED Talk Graphic Scribes. Graphic Facilitation Workshop 2.

Graphic Facilitation and Sense Making > The Sum of its Arts

Full Circle Associates

Nancy will begin by describing how she uses visual methods in a variety of facilitative settings. Her clever partner, Stephen DeLong came up with the most imaginative title, Sensemaking + Graphic Facilitation > The Sum of its Arts.

Coming out of the Graphic Facilitation Closet | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Today I put up a page on the workshops I’ve been doing, as well as outing my own graphic practices page. Graphic Facilitation Workshops Beyond doing graphic recording myself , I offer two kinds of workshops on the practice of graphic recording and facilitation.

kelvy bird figured out how to explain what graphic facilitators do

Full Circle Associates

I struggle to explain what I do when I am graphically facilitating. It is not neutral, like graphic recording. engagement facilitation visual thinking This is so good, from the amazing kelvy bird.

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Announcing two workshops for September 2016

Michelle Laurie

This year I am very excited to host two workshops focused on the use of visuals in our facilitation practice. We are treading into new territory as we explore the role of visuals in design and facilitation. We are looking to push our boundaries (and yours) in terms of the role of visuals in design and facilitation. The second is the 7th annual Rosviz graphic facilitation workshop.

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Sense making with community and an artist in Nepal

Michelle Laurie

This blog post follows up from an earlier post I wrote about applying graphic facilitation in new contexts. During the debrief, the facilitator asked the women, what are the main messages you learned from the training?

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Monday Video – Doodling

Nancy White

Monday videos communication graphic facilitation harvesting visual thinkingThe fabulous Sunni Brown celebrates us doodlers (and I do a Monday video on Tuesday… heh!). via YouTube – Exclusive video of Sunni Brown doodling her creative process.

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Drawing Monsters (thanks to Lynda Barry)

Full Circle Associates

graphic facilitation Liberating Structures visual thinkingI’ve been having fun riffing on Lynda Barry’s “drawing monsters” in combination with a variety of Liberating Structures. These are known as “string” in the LS community.

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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? Effective meetings #rosviz graphic facilitation Workshops

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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? Effective meetings #rosviz graphic facilitation Workshops

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5 days left for early bird special…

Michelle Laurie

Learning the Basics at 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop 'Rosviz11'. I am co-hosting a Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, BC, July 18-20th with Nancy White. Effective meetings #rosviz effective meetings engagement graphic facilitation Visual Thinking

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Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

When I saw an ad from a researcher wanting to help visualize mental health training for female sex workers in Kathmandu, I thought maybe my graphic facilitation skills could be of use. As a facilitator, its typical to debrief with three questions: what?

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Learning from comics

Michelle Laurie

I think this will be usefulf for graphic facilitation, strategic planning and general communications. Uncategorized engagement graphic facilitation storytelling Visual Thinking Learning from comics.

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Changing the landscape…

Michelle Laurie

Kootenay Life Blogging graphic facilitation metaphors Reflective practice Visual Thinking Visually Planning Using a Mind Map. It’s fall in Canada and a season full of change. The leaves change colour, the temperature cools and the wind picks up! I love change and I love fall.

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Wow!

Michelle Laurie

That is how I felt after doing two graphic facilitation workshops back to back. Process facilitator Amanda Fenton visually planning a future meeting. Assisting a facilitation challenge using the Samoan Circle.

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IJHTS: 9 questions you can’t answer when not visualizing your work

Full Circle Associates

communication graphic facilitation visual thinkingI J ust H ave T o S hare: From Jim Benson, image by @toddaclark @toddaclark’s visualization of Jim Benson’s List I book marked this over a year ago and meant to blog it. It is still worth sharing.

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Volunteer project complete – what did I learn?

Michelle Laurie

When I saw an ad from a researcher wanting to help visualize mental health training for female sex workers in Kathmandu, I thought maybe my graphic facilitation skills could be of use. As a facilitator, its typical to debrief with three questions: what?

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

Full Circle Associates

Rarely do I get to go to an event with graphic recording as my primary duty. It is often an “extra” that I include in my facilitation practice. This year I was invited to the 7th Annual GFRAS Meeting in Limbe, Cameroon as their graphic recorder!

Doodling is a serious tool

Michelle Laurie

The August 9-10 graphic facilitation workshop is fully sold-out. Tags: Effective meetings Uncategorized knowledge management communications engagement graphic facilitation The trainer is preparing a WIKI with information for all participants to get us started.

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Workshop ends…community begins

Michelle Laurie

Drawing on Walls at the 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C. It’s been 2 weeks since the Graphic Facilitation workshop ended in Rossland, B.C Graphic facilitation, recording and using visuals helps me (and us) to crystallize our ideas.

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