Did I mention that I’d started a new business? Regular readers will know about Facilitating With Confidence – a facilitation training program that my friend Anne Pattillo and I have developed that goes beyond processes. We indulge our passion for improv theatre, and for action methods. We help our participants find their own platform for facilitating, we share some tried and true approaches and most importantly, we work on presence. being able to respond to what’s actually happening, here and now; being present for the people we’re with. Most important of all – we surprise ourselves with our discoveries, and the sharing with those who are learning with us. Our journeys started well before those whom we’re training, but that doesn’t mean we’ve reached the end. Goodness me – I have more questions now than ever before!
We’re supplementing the face-to-face work with on-line activities. Comments, questions, podcasts and videos. Here’s three we watched and then asked the question “what can we learn about facilitating from these videos?” Here’s what our clever and insightful participants came up with.