Articles, essays, and reflections written by facilitators, with the goal of helping other facilitators improve their craft. We focus on a variety of themes related to facilitation, and our aim is to fall between the intellectual intensity of an academic journal and the fluffy clickbait of a Buzzfeed article.
Learn key differences between video software options and how to make simple changes to enhance your digital facilitation.
5 Strategies to help when you’re drawing a blank and wondering if you’ll ever have a creative idea again.
One small change you can make for big creativity & flexibility.
After years of back-and-forths, these are the facilitator supplies I ask every client to provide for maximum flexibility.
Great gifts for the facilitator in your life!
How to interrupt overtakers for the health of the group.
What’s it take to rock a meeting, a training, or a group activity with your peers? These six things, at least.
Facilitators! Share your ideas on FacilitatingXYZ.
Kick back with a book from our list of summer reading recommendations!
Barbara MacKay tackles the question, “How do you prioritize when everything is important?”
How can facilitators work through a trauma-informed lens?
Think you have to be an “expert” to contribute? I’m here to tell you there’s no such thing.
Walk into your next facilitation gig well-prepared with these suggestions for communicating with you host.
You can know all the activities in the book but *how* you do them matters.
Practical advice on ways to infuse diversity and inclusion into all your facilitation work.
Debate moderators/facilitation: truth, neutrality, intervention, and more.
Tips from Eric Boggs on debriefing and how to read your group.
The benefits of infusing yourself into your work, and some steps to get started.