There are a lot of benefits from working with people in groups whether face to face in person, or virtually. Working as a group can enable collaboration, sharing, discussion and collective exploration to take place in a way that yields far more than working alone.
by Helene Jewell | Feb 18, 2022 | Facilitation, Group work, Tools and techniques
What’s not to like in a superhero? They can do all kinds of things us mortals can’t; fix things, save the world, turn back time, fly, turn invisible, read people’s minds….the list of...
by Helene Jewell | Mar 11, 2020 | Communication, Facilitation, Group work
There are not too many ways to put a positive spin on the Covid-19 sweeping the world at the moment. It’s a bit of a nightmare, no one knows exactly what will happen next and even the best laid contingency plans...
by Helene Jewell | Feb 6, 2020 | Communication, Facilitation, Group work
How good are you at making decisions? Some people find this really rather easy. Others take an age to decide, procrastinate, cogitate, contemplate and tie themselves in knots. And when it comes to involving a group of...
by Helene Jewell | Oct 15, 2019 | Facilitation, Group work
As facilitators there are often lots of conversations about participants being in or out of their comfort zones. Certain ice breakers for example (this is not a post about ice breakers) can leave people feeling...
by Helene Jewell | Feb 22, 2017 | Communication, Group work
A problem shared is a problem halved as they say. By sharing your problem with someone else, it often seems smaller as you gain perspective by talking it through. Sometimes that’s all you are looking for, a...
by Helene Jewell | Dec 13, 2016 | Communication, Facilitation, Group work
I’ve just been trying to organise a night out with a group of friends – can’t be that hard can it? Well, Christmas aside, yes it is. And it’s not because we’re all busy (although we are,...