Tag Archives: facilitation

How does (y)our mind works? – Mentoring 4

I used a naming technique to find a name for our company and came up with “mind@work”. Only years later, I realized, that that’s exactly the point of facilitating groups. Currently, much of our behaviour is being attributed to the … Continue reading

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Run facilitator, run – Mentoring facilitators 3

Facilitators try to do their best to reach goals. It can be like “the Red Queen”-paradox from Alice Through the Looking Glass: all the running just keeps you in the same place.; if you want to make progress, you have … Continue reading

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Training and Facilitating – Mentoring facilitators 2

Case 2 How to deal with facilitation and training, has been raised by this quote: when we talk about adapting from lecturing to facilitating methods in classroom (f2f & virtual), both facilitator and participants have hard time to really get … Continue reading

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Facilitating with the brain in mind

This is a first post of facilitating with the brain in mind. I’m writing this series while developing work shops, master classes and training course about applying knowledge about “the mind at work”. On another page, I’ll give a list … Continue reading

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Facilitating brains at work

Change requires changing your mind, mental models. How do you make up your mind? And how to facilitate this in a group. I developed this story in response to a question in Quora: Does the brain take steps to react … Continue reading

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Figuring out meaning

I’ve based my approach on three starting point: “toolmaker metaphor” “relationship classifies the content” a metaphor projects the structure of concrete experiences on the same structure of abstract classes First on metaphor – literally “to carry over” or “transport”. (see … Continue reading

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Planning and the toolmaker metaphor

Again, I answered some questions on facilitating. About “keeping plans alive”. Plans (intentionally no ,) like communicating, are processes. I’ve always abided with the saying by Montgomery: “plans are nothing, planning is everything“. Planning is not about a plan, just … Continue reading

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