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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 […]

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Meet the authors to share Facilitation Insights

Thu, July 1, 2021, 18:00–19:30 CEST Join us in this session of the IAF Europe & Middle East webinar series Facilitation Insights, where contributors to our new book will share something of their experience of the Power of Facilitation and invite you to share something of yours.

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1. The Power of Facilitation and Strategy

If you Google “Strategic Planning”, you will find thousands of books, articles and resources on the subject. From Porter’s Five Forces to Schumpeter’s Gales of Destruction, from Blue Ocean Strategies to Edge Strategies and from agile organizations to continuous learning organizations, there are hundreds of tools and templates, thousands of how-to guides and mountains of […]

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What is the Power of Facilitation, and Why is it Important?

“Never doubt that a small group of committed peoplecan change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has” Margaret Mead From the beginning of human history, questions about how we organize ourselves, create and innovate, strategize, make decisions and resolve disputes have been considered by philosophers, academics and thought leaders. From Plato’s […]

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Now available!

“This book is an eye-opener for how the power of facilitation can help us work together more effectively to achieve even better results.” Katarina Berg, Spotify, Chief Human Resources Officer & Global head of Strategy Operations Download We are excited to share with you the Power of Facilitation! The book is a compilation of chapters written […]

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Scaling up engagement and dialogue – IAF webinar recording & outputs

Thank you again to the 100 or so who attended this session yesterday, and especially to IAF for the invitation and to Michael Ambjorn of AlignYourOrg for co-hosting with me. In this session we explored the ladder of engagement, and how we can climb it with those that we work with. We invited you to share […]

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Scaling up engagement and dialogue – the power of facilitation and communications in partnership

Free facilitation webinar hosted by IAF 1.30-3pm UK time, Wednesday 16 December 2020 Join us in exploring the ladder of engagement, and how we can climb it with those that we work with. Share your experience in changing the conversation, at scale, so we can all become better at it. In this 90-minute workshop we’ll […]

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Four authors share reflections for Facilitation Week

This post for Facilitation Week, by four of our contributors, is reposted with thanks from Flyntrok Consulting in LinkedIn – #FacPower 4 #FacWeek What does it take to write a book, particularly when the authors are spread in all four corners of the globe? Here Kavi Arasu, Barbara MacKay, Hector Villarreal Lozoya, CDA and Stephen Berkeley talk about the experience in […]

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Powerfully Resilient Virtual Teams – Lessons from Global IAF Leaders

This post by contributor Barbara McKay is reposted with thanks from North Star Facilitators. Over the last 2.5 years, an international team of 15+ IAF facilitators including graphic/visual practitioners from five continents and 8 time zones have been co-designing a book called The Power of Facilitation. I wanted to share the incredible process that we went […]