Spark energy with color! Have you ever seen someone write on a white board with only one colored marker? Monotone. Boring. It can even be difficult to read as the board fills up. Using a flip chart or white board […]
As a group facilitator, have you ever considered that it makes a difference who goes first when working through a group exercise? The best person to kick things off may vary depending on the purpose of the exercise, so it’s […]
Creativity and innovation are abilities that can be improved with some practice. Here are a few tools for you to use to stimulate some creativity. A Brief Video In this 5-minute video, you will learn three strategies that you can […]
Leaving your forum is a difficult thing to do. The bonds that we form in the forum can be quite deep and meaningful. It is good to put some time and thought into how you will say goodbye. First, you […]
Facilitators are a powerful addition to your retreat. There is a cost associated with it, but the help of a skilled facilitator can far outweigh the associated cost.
by Ellie Byrd, Lead Sherpa Over the years, I’ve heard this question for a variety of reasons. There’s no one right answer and every situation is unique. That said, here are a few thoughts to consider. When is a Sabbatical […]
By Mark Sanna, Sherpa Certified Forum Facilitator Be a change role model for your team and find role models for yourself as well. Embrace change yourself to show your team how it is done. If you want to bring change […]
By Michael Erath, Sherpa Certified Forum Facilitator, Certified EOS Implementer and Life Coach at SMART Direction LLC, www.SMART-Direction.biz So, be honest – which of the two images best represents how you feel most mornings when you wake up? If you […]
By Mark Sanna, Sherpa Certified Forum Facilitator What do you suppose would happen if you made major changes to every area of your business at the same time? It would be a nightmare! How would your team respond? Even […]
The 30-day challenge is a great activity that you can do without a Forum Facilitator. With the New Year almost upon us, it’s time for resolutions.