Seven keys to a great staff retreat

Seven keys to a great staff retreat

A couple of weeks ago I facilitated a small team’s day-long staff retreat and it was such a positive experience I thought I’d write a blog post about it. Instead of talking specifically about that team’s experience, though, I want to highlight key...
Crowd-Sourced Strategies to Engage Groups

Crowd-Sourced Strategies to Engage Groups

Yesterday I facilitated a short session for a local networking group, the Sooke Women in Business, about how to engage participants when doing speaking events. Of course I planned for the session to be very participatory and I asked the group to come up with...
The inquiry activity of close-looking

The inquiry activity of close-looking

A few years ago I got a chance to tag along with a school group at the Royal BC Museum for a few hours, a sort of spin-off activity to a facilitation project I was working on at the time. I was really impressed with the educators at this wonderful venue and was...