True Collaboration: Thiagi and the Telephone Game

We learn through play.  And learning collaboration need be no different.  Thiagi (aka Sivasailam Thiagarajani) is a master at creating engaging games for learning collaboration.  Below is one of his games, ‘Surprising Sentence’, that I’ve re-printed (with permission of course) from his latest newsletter.  I thought it a great example of learning by playing.  And, […]

Use Participant Engagement Tools to help build consensus

A week ago, I was hanging out in Halifax, as a participant in the week-long International Association of Facilitator’s annual North America conference.  I was there to connect in-person with some colleagues I’ll be doing some work with, as well as to learn.  And learn I did. I self-refer as a mediator first, and facilitator […]