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How to live a facilitative life

We are grateful to Dr Myriam Hadnes of Workshops Work for hosting this podcast episode with Stephen Berkeley, co-author of chapter 8 Living a Facilitative Life. Intro Being a facilitator is one thing, but Stephen Berkeley is on a mission to live a facilitative life. This idea is incredibly intriguing – can it be done? […]

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Facilitation ­– a profession much needed in today’s increasingly global yet divided world 

We are grateful to John Burbidge of Wordswallah Publishing for this short review of The Power of Facilitation published on LinkedIn. John is a writing and editing professional based in Anacortes, Washington State, USA. He latest book is More Than Halfway To Somewhere: Collected Gems of a World Traveler. If ever there was any doubt […]

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Creating profound change: an interview with Malin Morén and Trevor Durnford

By James Smart on November 26, 2021  Republished with thanks from SessionLab No team wants to create unprofound or meaningless change. We want the changes we make to our teams and organizations to be radical and impactful. What’s more, we want to collaborate effectively and ensure everyone in the group can contribute to making changes they believe in. […]

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Courageous conversations & visual facilitation: an interview with Rosanna von Sacken

By James Smart on November 17, 2021  Republished with thanks from SessionLab Helping a group have deeper, more meaningful conversations is a cornerstone of great facilitation. Whether working with a team to solve problems or build relationships, creating a safe space for discussion and engagement is the foundation of progress. But how might we create those spaces and […]

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Meet the Authors with IAF Saudia

Thank you very much indeed IAF Saudia for hosting this session with Contributors Trevor Durnford and Rosanna von Sacken – at 19.30 Riyadh time this Sunday 24 October for Facilitation Week this week! #FacilitationWeek #FacWeek Let’s gather around and meet the author. Join us for an online session to meet and learn from the authors […]

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The Power of Facilitation summarised by Chris Weatherburn

We are grateful to Chris Weatherburn in Scotland for sharing his 6 minute video summary of the Power of Facilitation, below. Have you appreciated the book, or found it interesting? Please share your reflections and questions on your own website, blog or social media with the #FacPower hashtag and a link to facpower.org. Please mention or tag […]

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Join us in promoting the power of facilitation worldwide this #FacWeek!

Happy Facilitation Week 2021, starting today! Facilitation Week is a participatory experience that inspires synergy and celebrates the act of group facilitation. Held in the third week of October each year, it’s purpose is to showcase the power of facilitation to both new and existing audiences, and to create a sense of community among facilitators […]

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Conclusion and Final Thoughts

Throughout the previous chapters, we have asserted that the power of facilitation: can help us strategically think better together; can transform organizations and enable positive and sustainable cultural change, at all levels and across all business lines; can create the time and space for critical thinking to flourish and innovation to blossom; can enable individuals, […]

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Meet the authors at the IAF Facilitation Summit

Register now to join a number of our contributors in sessions they are leading at next month’s IAF global Facilitation Summit . The Facilitation Summit 2021 is your one-stop global forum to share, discuss and shape your practice. Over the course of 24 hours, our journey will take us around the world, from Europe & […]

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8. Living a Facilitative Life

We want to make a case for the power of facilitation, and a case for you. Actually, it’s a case that facilitation is within you. The three of them sit under a huge banyan tree that stands tall on the edge of the village. “It has stood here forever,” they say, with animated gestures that […]