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Podcast | April 23, 2024

In this episode of the Facilitation Lab podcast, Douglas Ferguson converses with Susan Wilson Go Lab about her evolution from a K-12 district administrator to an expert in educational leadership and facilitation. Susan delves into her career progression, the significance of adapting to different organizational cultures, and the patience needed for effective change facilitation. Her reflections offer valuable insights into the world of professional learning and the art of facilitation.

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Facilitation Lab Summit | April 19, 2024

Durell Coleman leads "Building Consensus Amongst Multiple Stakeholders: Current State/End State" at the 2024 Facilitation Lab Summit, exploring consensus-building in diverse groups. Through engaging activities like "Enemy Defender," Coleman applies human-centered design principles to teach empathy and strategic thinking, challenging participants to become catalysts for change in their communities. This dynamic workshop highlights practical approaches to inclusive dialogue and decision-making, inspiring attendees to drive meaningful societal impact.

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Alumni Stories | April 17, 2024

Discover how a designer's passion for collaboration evolved into a mastery of facilitation in "The Unexpected Journey." Initially focused on design, Jim’s career took a transformative turn towards facilitation during a pivotal project at LexisNexis. This experience sparked a deeper engagement with facilitation techniques, leading to significant roles at Citrix and Mural. The blog details Jim’s journey of learning and growth, culminating in a certification in facilitation, and highlights the profound impact of structured facilitation on professional development and collaborative innovation. This odyssey not only enhanced Jim's skills but also broadened their influence in the field of collaborative design and facilitation.

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Discover the innovative insights from Liya James's session "Navigating the Inner Narratives: Enhancing Relational Dynamics" at the 2024 Facilitation Lab Summit. Delve into the transformative power of understanding and directing our inner voices to foster deeper empathy and effective communication. Liya's engaging workshop combined theoretical insights with practical exercises, offering participants a unique opportunity to explore their internal dialogues and their impact on interpersonal and professional relationships. Through interactive activities, role-playing, and reflective discussions, attendees gained valuable tools for personal growth and enhanced team collaboration. Learn how to harness your inner narratives for better relational attunement and discover the key to more impactful leadership and creativity in our comprehensive blog post.

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Podcast | April 1, 2024

In this episode, Douglas Ferguson and JJ Rogers delve into the nuances of crafting engaging, delightful, and efficient meetings and workshops. They explore JJ's journey in product design and facilitation, emphasizing the importance of joy and surprise in creating delightful experiences. The discussion highlights strategies for engaging participants, especially in virtual settings, by introducing novel experiences and emphasizing user feedback.