July 10, 2020

Why Wednesday Is Ideal For Virtual Team Building Activities?

“Fantastic – that sounds great. So, when do you want to schedule the session?” I was at the end of a customer call, post Covid-19. It is important that I specifically mention […]
November 30, 2015
corporate theatre

The Three C’s Of A Workshop : Competition, Complements, and Collaboration

Some time ago, I did a “CorporateTheatre” Power Team Dynamics workshop with the leadership team of a hospital group. They were a senior, experienced, and highly qualified bunch from various speciality groups […]
July 14, 2015

Teaching Without Teaching: Handling a Crowd

Facilitators, trainers, teachers, leaders. What’s one thing these individuals all have in common? Working with groups, large and small. Whether these groups are made up of children, newbies in a company, or […]
June 4, 2014
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Why Situational Awareness Is Important In Facilitation?

The below article has been contributed by Joey NG, a Senior Facilitator with FocusU Singapore. Here is a task for you: Count the number of passes made by the players in white, […]
December 24, 2013
stories

4 Short Stories To Spark Conversations

We fall in love with stories as small children – and never really outgrow it. Hence, one of the most effective ways of engaging participants in a workshop is by the effective […]
November 10, 2013
senior-groups

7 Tips for Facilitating Senior Groups

It was just a perfect morning to start a new workshop – in the beautiful city of Vizag. The stage was set and all regular preparations for conducting the workshop were done. […]
July 12, 2013
vision-themes

5 Tips for Facilitating Large Group Meetings

First things first. How do we define a “large group”? Any group that has more than around 30 people can be safely categorized under this nomenclature. Managing conversations even in a small […]
June 30, 2013
Facilitator

3 Attitudes for a Facilitator

My visiting card says that I am a Facilitator. It often gets people screwing their eyes, looking at my card quite intensely – running a hand around their chin in contemplation, and […]