Category Archives: Facilitator

Murphy was an Optimist

Ever have technology fail, just as you start a meeting?  The conference phone starts to act up dropping callers or interrupting with statically outbursts.  Or the laptop battery runs out part way through a meeting, and you didn’t bring your … Continue reading

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Raising Employees – Part II

Thinking in isolation is like viewing a picture of whales breaching rather than seeing it actually taking place.  Sharing thoughts brings out ideas that likely never would have seen the light of day without the snow-balling effect of collaboration. When … Continue reading

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The Complexities of Change

It is interesting to observe the reactions/interactions that present themselves when facing potential change.  I recently had the opportunity to do this in a survey of an organization.  After the survey there was a meeting to inform the participants of … Continue reading

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Stuck?

  This is the time when you may look back on the previous year and resolve to do things differently whether it is in your work, health, education or relationships. While you may want to move in this direction, you … Continue reading

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Playing Well in the Sandbox

As a manager, facilitator, community volunteer and human resources practitioner I often struggled with the teams that I found myself a part of. Some worked well and I didn’t know why.  Some didn’t work and I didn’t know why!  One … Continue reading

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Reading the Room or Reading ‘Life’

A while ago I had the opportunity to be in two workshops in the same week. The first was put on by the Justice Institute and was called ‘Dealing with Hostile People’ and the other was ‘Motivational Interviewing’ by Empowering … Continue reading

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What happens if they stay?

What have your employees learned today? What nugget will they take away today that will make them more effective tomorrow, or better equipped to handle the pace? Will it be technical, giving them new skill to add to their storehouse, … Continue reading

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