We continually make a range available on the blog to help you #AlignYourOrg: Venns you can extend... Checklists you can adapt... Presentations you can build on... Strategic & Tactical Question Sets you can use with a colleague or friend Subscribe to the blog to get them as we post them (box in the margin). We promise to … Continue reading Open Tools, Checklists and More…
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
Repost from Medium: The title is a bit of a bait and switch. But we’ll come back to that. At the core of it, it is a useful handbook for those new to facilitation — and there are even a few things for experienced practitioners. As Rebecca Sutherns says early on in the book: “Facing the unexpected … Continue reading Brief review: Nimble — Off script but still on track
Around this time last year James Carstensen and I grabbed a coffee and kicked around some ideas. It was StartUpWoche, and the city was abuzz with events, people — and plenty of fresh thinking. For us it meant launching three separate Meetups — bringing together some amazing people who have all in their own way contributed to what … Continue reading #MixtapeMaps: A StartUpWoche idea-into-action
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
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
Actionable strategic insights from #IABC18 - for participants - and event and conference organisers... This year IABC's World Conference got its mojo back. In-person participation was at a five-year high and a new record was set for virtual participation. Well done Team IABC. Now what might we learn from this that can be used to … Continue reading How can you make a conference reach around the world?
We've just released a new Align Your Org guide - on how to Align action with intent. Get the #AlignYourOrg Guide for Strategic Presenters as a colourful PDF - or, if you prefer, a vanilla printable PDF. Or clip from SlideShare below and share.
Not sure what to make of the invite to the Open Space session coming up at World Conference? It can be hard to imagine what it might be like if you haven't been to one before. If you haven't 'tasted the format so to speak. Well, to that end, here's 'one we prepared earlier'. It is … Continue reading Cook up fresh ideas using #OpenSpace
The eight annual Beyond Tellerrand conference just took place in Düsseldorf. It was my first, and it was worthwhile. Thanks to @futureshape for suggesting I go. And thanks to Florian Ziegler for making his beautiful black & white images available through Creative Commons. Now, one fellow attendee commented on Twitter afterwards: "what #btconf is [...] … Continue reading Actionable insights from Beyond Tellerrand: the missing manual