Our latest thoughts on innovation, design, and transformation.


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Workshops | May 17, 2023

In the world of workshops, success is often synonymous with preparation. As an experienced facilitator or a first-time organizer, you understand that selecting the right supplies for your upcoming workshop is not just about ticking items off a checklist. It's about creating an environment that fosters engagement, learning, and productivity. In this blog post, we delve into the critical components of a well-stocked workshop and explore how choosing the appropriate materials can make all the difference in your event's outcome. We'll provide insights, tips, and recommendations on what to include in your workshop toolkit to ensure you and your participants are equipped to excel. So, let's get started and set the stage for a memorable and fruitful workshop experience!

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Podcast | May 8, 2023

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Lisa Solomon about how she felt disillusioned with how leaders were behaving after the dot com crash and wanted to understand their decision-making process when facing uncertainty and how that shaped her work. Later, Lisa explores how the disruption of AI could change the way we educate and the effect it is having on students, teachers and policymakers. We also discuss the skills that every leader should have to be successful. Listen in to reflect on what can make your meetings more generative and level up your facilitation skills.

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Innovation Series | May 3, 2023

How Facilitation Skills Can Help You Forge Better Teamwork, Drive Innovation, and Enjoy Your Job

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Facilitation | April 14, 2023

Our how-to guide for aspiring design thinking facilitators

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Facilitation | April 10, 2023

Are you a leader, consultant, or trainer looking to improve your facilitation skills and create meaningful change? Our Facilitation Certification Program is designed to provide you with the practical tools and techniques to excel in your career, starting with our Portfolio Starter Template. In this post, we'll explain how this template sets the stage for your journey in our comprehensive, portfolio-based certification program.

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AI | April 4, 2023

The power of the facilitative process lies in our ability to empower others. Defining leadership through facilitation is the key to creating radical change.

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Facilitation | March 14, 2023

If you're considering asking your boss to cover the cost of professional facilitation development, and the Facilitation Certification program at Voltage Control seems like a good fit, it's essential to do your homework beforehand.

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Control the Room Summit | March 10, 2023

Comprised of facilitators from around the country, and tuning in virtually from around the world, our community provided valuable interactions, feedback, and wonderful connections.

The Books

Bring Your Ideas to Life

Innovation can seem complex or reserved for the exceptional. But we believe innovation is for everyone. We’ve set out to illuminate a path for you to generate bold ideas, visualize and share them, overcome obstacles, and turn them into reality. Our books are equal parts guidebook and stories from years of experience helping companies adopt an innovation mindset and culture. They’re practical & actionable, so you can get started now. We hope they’ll help you on your journey to realizing your biggest, boldest ideas.