Category Archives: Reflective Practice

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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The Art of Powerful Questions

After all my work, it still come back to the powerful questions. Leaders who ask powerful questions foster breakthrough thinking. What would it look like, for leaders in your organization, to foster breakthrough thinking? Who Question Outcome Watson and Crick … Continue reading

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What Leaders need to know about themselves?

Self awareness was sited as the most significant capacity for developing leaders. With that in mind, should you go to psychotherapy? Should you read psychology and self-help books? Should you join a covenant group? Sure, that would help but that … 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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Do you have an Immunity to Change?

While individuals and organizations might be committed to a certain change, what is preventing them from changing is their competing commitment(s.) Our Immunity Mapping guide will assist you in identify your competing commitments, dig deeper and find the underlying assumptions … Continue reading

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What is your dominant learning style?

What is the first thing you do when you start a project? Jump in feet first Research what has been done before Develop a theory then try it out Plan steps toward action The answer to this question points to … Continue reading

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Reflective Practice

Why is reflection valuable? If done effectively it is a process to achieve individual and organizational learning. When you learn in groups your organization is more likely to increase the enabling factors and decrease the disabling factors of success. What … Continue reading

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Youth and the Economy

We are having a conversation about Youth and the Economy at Philosophically Speaking Toastmaster.  The conversation revolves around . . . What? http://www.everydaycitizen.com/2009/05/economy_source_of_fear_and_anx.html http://www.unyouth.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=97&Itemid=75 http://www.clasp.org/admin/site/publications/files/0437.pdf Where? 6:30 pm, February 1st. Martha Lake Fire Station #21 16819-13th Ave West, Lynnwood, WA, … Continue reading

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