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Facilitation Insights: The #FacPower Edition

Join 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. Thursday, July 1, 2021, 18:00–19:30 CEST Register now on Eventbrite! We look forward to seeing you there! P.S. If you haven't downloaded … Continue reading Facilitation Insights: The #FacPower Edition

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#FacPower – Now available

#FacPower “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 … Continue reading #FacPower – Now available

Ideas-into-Action Resources

We recently launched a new Medium publication with Ideas-into-Action articles and resources - here are five of the most recent posts: VCs, start-ups & marketing: A Haje Jan Kamps Q&A Persistent Grit — a Kerby Meyers Q&A Where are all the customers hiding Shaping your idea #MixtapeMaps: A StartUpWoche idea-into-action Also, our first 1,000 #MixtapeMaps have been … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Resources

Ideas-into-Action Workshop GOT AN EARLY-STAGE IDEA? WANT TO GET IT OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND INTO ACTION? Whether your idea is for a startup, side-project or a social movement, there’ll be something for you. This is a workshop for those who want to get hands-on, learn from others – and help others learn. Because that’s how the magic happens.

Ideas-into-Action Workshop

Ideas-into-Action Workshop GOT AN EARLY-STAGE IDEA? WANT TO GET IT OUT OF YOUR HEAD AND INTO ACTION? Whether your idea is for a startup, side-project or a social movement, there’ll be something for you. This is a workshop for those who want to get hands-on, learn from others – and help others learn. Because that’s how … Continue reading Ideas-into-Action Workshop

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2019 Conference Calendar

A selection of interesting conferences coming up in 2019 - RTing is easy; help spread the word and #createconnection. And if there's a relevant event missing, ping us @AlignYourOrg and we'll add it to the next edition.  February in LA - #IABCLI https://twitter.com/MNordNL/status/1072601583345721346 February in the Gulf - #EMENAComm https://twitter.com/alex_malouf/status/1064730711603773440 https://twitter.com/IABCEME/status/1075621241787170817 May in Milan - … Continue reading 2019 Conference Calendar

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Timeless advice for online communities in the age of algorithms

Crammed into a recent short volume by Richard Millington titled The Indispensable Community is insight from 100-plus interviews. It is a fast read, told not just through facts, but also memorable stories. It tracks the rise and fall of a range of online communities, and sets out actionable frameworks that you can pick up and run with. Some of … Continue reading Timeless advice for online communities in the age of algorithms

The powerful partnership between facilitation and communication

We're working on a book as part of a team of expert facilitators from around the world. The shorthand for the project is #FacPower and each chapter of the book will have a different focus. In combination the aim is to show the power of facilitation in various fields and contexts. We'll be focusing on … Continue reading The powerful partnership between facilitation and communication

Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level

The recent Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report is worth reading, whether you live in the UK or not. It covers issues affecting us all. If you're serving on a board of an organisation, you'd do well to proactively discuss these matters as they can affect your reputation, and if you're a listed company, your share … Continue reading Your reputation: discussing fake news at board level

Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development - Sharing experiences of facilitation through writing - Volume 25 | Number 2 | Summer 2018 You can find the full version in Volume 25 No 2 of the journal here: http://bit.ly/AMEDJournal25-2 - alongside lots of other useful articles on writing and facilitation.

Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist

In a recent article in the Journal of the Association for Management Education and Development, Khorshed Bhote and I shared a... A Writing Checklist for Critical Friendship conversations Here's an brief excerpt with practical applications... Enjoy. Set ground rules Clarify intent - including objective, audience, tone - and hoped for action Read the texts aloud … Continue reading Writing about facilitation in ways that help others – a checklist