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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 […]

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7. The Power of Facilitation for Self-Reflection, Change and Personal Growth

Facilitation is something we do for groups. The same processes we use as facilitators are valuable for individuals. Self-facilitation requires an ability to reflect and honestly look at your life and your patterns. It is the art of taking yourself on a journey. In this chapter, we will look at: What is self-reflection and self-facilitation? […]

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6. The Power of Partnership Between Facilitation and Communication

We needed to bring our 120 staff together—for a celebration, but also to prepare for the future. The project had been passed around the organization. Finally, we took it on in the Communications Team. Still, many people were sceptical, saying that they we’re not going to go… And yet, we delivered a huge (multi-award-winning) success. […]

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Live In Conversation with the Authors of the book ‘Power of Facilitation’

Saturday, 28 August 2021, 15:30 IST Mumbai Duration: 100 minutes Free, all welcome! – RSVP now Please join us in this webinar hosted by the International Association of Facilitators! Interact live with the authors of this amazing book to hear about their experiences and insights while writing the book: Malin Morén, co-author of chapter 2 […]

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5. The Power of Facilitation for Team Development

Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organisational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results. Andrew Carnegie Group facilitation generates conditions similar to the behaviours, social context and practices of high-performance teams. What we mean is that fruitful […]

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4. The Power of Facilitation in Resolving Conflicts

This chapter focuses on the power of facilitation as an enabler of positive public dialogues and critical conversations and as a tool to resolve conflicts. The power of facilitation can help leaders, managers, community advocates, public dialogue professionals, mediators, facilitators and anyone who is faced with conflict. It helps to resolve disputes between individuals or […]

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3. The Power of Facilitation for Critical Thinking

Today, the speed and volume of information can be overwhelming. Critical thinking skills give people the tools they need to actively listen and critically consume information. Critical thinkers challenge assumptions and zero in on the information that leads to the path of innovation rather than complacency. The process of becoming a “thinking organization” begins with […]

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Meet the Authors: The Power of Facilitation Panel Discussion

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM GMT+1 To celebrate the release of The Power of Facilitation, the Facilitation Stories podcast team of IAF England & Wales have organised a panel discussion with some of the book’s contributors: Hector Villarreal Lozoya, author of chapter 5 “The Power of Facilitation For Team Development” Martin Gilbraith, co-author […]

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2. Facilitating Change and Transformation

In this chapter, we share our experience of how to create and develop facilitative competencies and skills. Enabling internal people to facilitate change and transformation, with external facilitators as support. With this ‘train-the-facilitator’ approach, the organization builds its own facilitator competencies. Also, the role of a facilitator becomes well known in the organization and becomes […]