Facilitation | Beth's Blog - Part 6

Archive for the ‘Facilitation’ Category

Methods for Facilitating Innovation in Nonprofits

Last month I had the pleasure of taking the Luma Institute Train the Trainers workshop where I got a chance to immerse in practicing  facilitation techniques based on human centered design principles.     The workshop instructor Peter Maher is founder and CEO, of Luma Institute, and a Jedi Master.  … Read More

How to Use Design Thinking Methods to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Strategy and Measurement

Last week, I was lucky enough to participate in a brainstorming meeting at a foundation that was developing a strategy for its digital platforms (web, social, mobile, etc).     The process was facilitated byPeter Maher, founder and CEO, of Luma Institute.  … Read More

How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook

Note from Beth: This resource has lots of useful framework and design tips for designing and implementing convenings which can also be applied to designing workshops, meetings, and other gatherings.

 

How to make convenings count: a new hands-on guidebook
By Noah Rimland Flower

The Networked Nonprofit wasn’t only about making smart use of social media and metrics.… Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: The Art of Good Openings and Closings

I’ve just returned from an amazing trip of facilitating workshops, discussions and master classes as well as a keynoting a conference on “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit”  in Australia and New Zealand.    It made me very happy to be teaching non-stop for almost two weeks.    … Read More

Visual Meeting Facilitation Workshop with David Sibbet

I’ve been a fan of visual thinking and graphic facilitation for many years – and have used the techniques to take notes for myself.    As a visual learner, mindmapping, drawing, and other techniques to think visually have helped me learn, synthesize lots of data, and see patterns.    … Read More