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Here you will find past articles of The Spokesperson e-Newsletter, and other writings by our founder, Michelle Cummings. We love sharing Facilitation Tips & Tricks to help make you the best facilitator you can be. Enjoy!

Tips for Trainers – Gratitude

Gratitude As November comes to a close, we celebrate Thanksgiving here in the United States. For me, Thanksgiving is the perfect gateway to the holidays. It begins with bringing the

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Icebreaker Wheelies

Icebreaker Wheelies One of my current favorite icebreaker activity is our Icebreaker Wheelies. Hand one card to each participant. Ask them to find a partner and share their response to

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Tips for Trainers – The Clothespin

The Clothespin clothespins The clothespin has always been a favorite metaphor of mine, and with the creation of Pinterest it has been stamped into eternity! Vintage clothespins have always had

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Facilitator Tip: Team Breath

Facilitator Tip: Team Breath Team Breath When I’m leading group activities, I have a simple phrase I use to help center and focus groups. I learned it years ago from

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