Category Archives: Facilitation

Your Team’s Goal – Three Word Phrase

One of my favorite activities to assess group dynamics, while establishing group goals and experiencing a collaborative process, is Three-Word-Phrase. At the North West Challenge Course Network (NWCCN) conference I asked participants to describe themselves and their fellow participants.  The … Continue reading

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Recreational to Developmental Team Building

This article covers … Difference between morale events and developmental team building Leveraging trust Using a shared experience to facilitate learning Taking advantage of a break-through to shift paradigms Difference between facilitation and training What is the difference between recreational … Continue reading

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What is the facilitator cooking?

The other day, my cousin called me on Skype, she talked about her new job as a pastry chef in some upper-scale bakery in Vancouver, BC. Because her training was more focused on cooking, it was initially hard for her … Continue reading

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What is Deep Team Building?

You attended a “team building” a couple of months ago.  It was a wonderful experience and moral was improved however, the team is distant, not entirely meshing, the deadlines seem to slip, they run into conflict and take too much … Continue reading

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5 Steps to More Productive Meetings … The Ground Rules

Every group has implied ground rules. Ask people about the “way they do business around here.” Often these  loosely developed habits have a tendency to create mundane, ineffective meetings that do not achieve their goals. How do I know this?  … Continue reading

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