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It has been said that facilitation is an art. There’s a poignant quote, which states; if you think it’s expensive to hire a professional, wait until you hire an amateur!
Hosting conversations that matter and creating intentional, purposeful dialogue can be daunting! As community facilitators, we are embarking on a journey of multiple ideas, opinions and attitudes that can potentially swing from interactive, participant-led beauty to frustrated, daunting chaos!
And, I like…Continue
Posted by Dee Brooks on May 20, 2016 at 3:48pm
The following is an actual conversation I had with the Manager of a medium sized organisation in 2008 after I had delivered an Asset-based Community-driven (ABCD) keynote presentation at a national conference in Brisbane:
Manager, “We tried that asset mapping thing! It didn’t work!”
I asked, “Could I ask what you did and with who?”
Manager, “It was a staff meeting, I drew up 6 columns (one for each asset) and asked all my staff…Continue
Posted by Dee Brooks on May 5, 2016 at 12:51pm
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