Michelle Laurie

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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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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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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Applying Graphic Facilitation in New Contexts

Michelle Laurie

I wondered if graphic facilitation may be useful in this context and explained a bit about what I could offer. After each session, the facilitator will debrief with the women on key lessons they learned and the women will then share these with their networks.

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?

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 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.

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

Illustration by ‘Tim Hamons’ downloaded from the FB group: Graphic Facilitation. As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. This is the metaphorical bridge in the illustration above.

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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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Personal reflections on 2013

Michelle Laurie

I also gave two graphic facilitation workshops in September, which fed me with energy and enthusiasm for using visuals in our work and doing more workshops in the future. As the New Year gets rolling, I took a few minutes to reflect on the last 12 months.

Participatory Facilitation Techniques

Michelle Laurie

A few weeks ago I facilitated a 1.5 Graphic Recording of Samoan Circle discussion by Lisa Theissen. During the discussion, we graphically recorded the discussion on the adjacent wall. Everything was graphically recorded on a large format wall template.

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

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

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

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.

Drawing on walls update!

Michelle Laurie

Our graphic recording from #Etug keynote by @cogdog in Nelson, B.C. I owe a lot of this to taking the advice of Nancy White who told the students of our graphic facilitation workshop last year to simply ‘step forward’ and start drawing when opportunities arise.

Workshop Alert – Rosviz is back!

Michelle Laurie

I am excited to announce the 3rd annual graphic facilitation workshop (aka Rosviz!) Drawing on Walls at the 2011 Graphic Facilitation Workshop in Rossland, B.C. The second day, we’ll build into the basic practices of graphic facilitation and recording. Our third day will be devoted to participatory graphic approaches, practicing and giving peer feedback. in beautiful Rossland, BC, Canada, July 18-20th, 2012.

Thanks for commenting and more

Michelle Laurie

The posts that got the most views in 2011 included topics of Graphic Facilitation and Planning, Collaboration, Relationship Building. blogs Uncategorized Blogging graphic facilitation metaphors networks Reflective practiceMy icons on networks, connections and strategy. As I blog into 2012, it’s important to reflect on what I hope to achieve with my blog this year. First, blogging is a personal practice where I reflect on work and ideas that intrigue me.

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!

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

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

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.

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?

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?

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.

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

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.

Beyond Graphics…Our Love Journey Continues

Michelle Laurie

I used a graphic planning tool to help us see the big picture including all the events from start to finish. Our full wedding graphic August 10, 2011. Kootenay Life Uncategorized communications graphic facilitation project management Reflective practice Visual Thinking

Kick Off Graphic Jam

Michelle Laurie

Yesterday we arrived in Rossland, British Columbia from a variety of locations for the 2nd annual Graphic Facilitation workshop. We’re capturing bits and pieces that will give you a glimpse of what happens in the #rosviz graphic facilitation workshop.

Northern Voice is happening May 13-14

Michelle Laurie

blogs collaboration conference graphic facilitation Northern Voice Social MediaHave you ever been to a conference where you interacted with great people, were exposed to new and innovative ideas and left feeling energized and inspired? This is Northern Voice !

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.

Wedding Planning Graphic

Michelle Laurie

I decided to redo my first attempt at a graphic to help plan out my wedding for this summer. Kootenay Life Uncategorized communications graphic facilitation project managementI have many sub-events within one event that spans a few months and different geographies.

Tips for Researchers Drafting a Policy Engagement Strategy

Michelle Laurie

Illustration by ‘Tim Hamons’ downloaded from the FB group: Graphic Facilitation. As part of the South Asia Urban Knowledge Hub all national centres are required to draft a policy engagement strategy. This is the metaphorical bridge in the illustration above.

Online and Offline Tools for Weddings

Michelle Laurie

Effective meetings knowledge management Uncategorized communications effective meetings graphic facilitation project management Reflective practiceAnyone who has organized a wedding likely knows that it can come with its fair share of stress.

People perspective and empowerment

Michelle Laurie

Today was Day 1 of the Graphic Facilitation Workshop I have been organizing with Nancy White. Tags: Effective meetings collaboration communications engagement graphic facilitation rosviz10 Rachael and Nadine using their entire body to draw arcs on the paper.

Dining for Women in Rossland

Michelle Laurie

I have been engaging in graphic facilitation slowly over the past few years however after hosting a 2 day workshop on the topic with Nancy Whit e as the facilitator, I am keen to really practice and use visual methods in my work.

Getting to visual…

Michelle Laurie

As I plan for a graphic facilitation workshop in October I am thinking about the power of visuals and visual thinking. The blog of Nancy White , my co-conspirator for the Edmonton workshop, which often has resources and photos on graphic facilitation and recording. Effective meetings Uncategorized engagement graphic facilitation Visual Thinking

2012 in Review by Michelle

Michelle Laurie

However, it missed some of my highlights so here they are: Design and facilitation of countless events and meetings using innovative, conversation based and visual techniques. The 3rd annual RosViz graphic facilitation workshop that brought together another group of amazing people.

“Making the invisible visible”

Michelle Laurie

This was part of her explanation to me about the power of graphic recording/facilitation. Invisibleness also takes place in less explicit ways and these are where facilitators help make things visible. During meetings, workshops or group work, the facilitator’s role is often to help encourage dialogue so people’s thoughts and ideas are put into the visible space. Tags: Uncategorized knowledge management graphic facilitation climate change