Monthly Archives: December 2016

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: Advice from a Snowflake

Facilitator Tip: Advice from a Snowflake Paper Snowflakes With the it being the first week of winter, many parts of the United States are already under a big blanket of snow. Here’s a little Advice from a Snowflake to finish off 2016! Advice from a Snowflake Keep Your Cool Celebrate Your Uniqueness Let Your Plans […]

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: The Gift of Presence

Facilitator Tip: The Gift of Presence This time of year, I’m particularly aware of the importance of presence. Not presents, but presence. I have been very fortunate to have a supportive family life from the start. Looking back at old pictures, my parents and grandparents were at every function that was important to me. Birthday […]

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: Changing the Rules

Facilitator Tip: Changing the Rules One fun thing about being an experiential facilitator is getting to change the rules of a particular game to fit the needs of your participants. I tend to be a ‘rule tester’ in general, so getting to change the rules as I see fit makes my job all that more […]

Tips for Trainers – Facilitator Tip: Staying On-Task and On-Time

Facilitator Tip: Staying On-Task and On-Time Have you ever lead a conversation that started out great, then all of a sudden one comment leads the group off-course and off-task for 30 minutes? Generally, most groups have a lot to get accomplished in a short amount of time. With groups of passionate and knowledgeable people, it […]