10 Tips for Being a Healthy Board of Directors

Having the right people at the right time during the life of an organization is a significant accomplishment for any board of directors. Ensuring everyone is working together with a common focus and complimentary efforts is an even bigger accomplishment. Below are some tips for intentionally fostering a well-functioning healthy board. These tips have been […]

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10 Tips for Co-Facilitating

Teaching, training, or facilitating with someone else is very different from doing the same work on your own. Here are some tips to ensure you are successful: Check in with each other in advance. As soon as you know you will be working with each other, get together to plan. You need to agree on […]

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10 Tips for Using Guidelines

Using guidelines during a learning or work event can be extremely helpful (and sometimes paramount to a successful session!). Below are a few things to keep in mind for ensuring they are relevant, needed, and meaningful. Use Guidelines for especially difficult groups or topics, multi-day events, or when you think issues around power may arise. […]

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15 Tips for Effectively Working with Interpreters

By Jeanette Romkema and Christine Little Interpreters are crucial partners when facilitating dialogue in multilingual groups. The goal of any training, workshop, presentation or meeting is to build understanding. This is much harder when the facilitator doesn’t speak the language of the group, or a subset of the group does not speak the main language […]

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