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Five Ways To Boost Your Energy

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode shares five simple strategies you can use right now to boost and nourish endless reserves of energy to keep you fresh…

Woman jumping on beach showing ways to boost your energy

Five Ways To Boost Your Energy

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode shares five simple strategies you can use right now to boost and nourish endless reserves of energy to keep you fresh…

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How To Attract Willing Volunteers

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode shares a number of simple, yet effective strategies to help you motivate willing volunteers to show up in your group. Maybe…

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How To Deal With A Reluctant Audience

How to Deal with a Reluctant Audience A reluctant audience is possibly one of the greatest fears of group facilitators. Groups can be reluctant or…

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Are You Being Too Safe?

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode follows on from our previous episode (about keeping people safe) to ask a challenging question, are you being too safe?…

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Simple Energiser Ideas for Lectures

If you understand why it’s so important to break up your lectures and are looking for lots of new ideas, the latest episode of the…

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Keeping People Safe

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores the notion of how to keep people safe. I dare say that all group facilitators would argue that this…

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Student-Driven Learning That Works

To usher in the new year, I’m excited to share a short (3 minute) video with you that features a unique school in Australia that…

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Festive Greetings

As we near the end of another year, we want to wish all of our subscribers and users a wonderful & festive time this holiday…

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How To Be Creative Leading Group Games

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores what it means to be creative leading group games & activities in your role as facilitator. Sometimes being creative is…

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If You Meet Resistance, Stop Pushing

The advice seemed so obvious, I was caught off-guard by its simplicity. I was part of a conference workshop in which everyone in the room…

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How To Manage Late People

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores the age-old issue of how to manage late people to your meetings and programs. People arriving late often cause…

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Risky Play

When does play cross a threshold and become too risky? Do you encounter this question in your programs? Should young people be exposed to it?…

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How To Manage Your Nerves As A Leader

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores a subject that impacts almost all leaders and group facilitators – how do you manage your nerves and doubts when…

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A Curiosity Deficit?

I’m picking up on recent correspondence from my good friends Will and Chad from We! In their email, they raised a phenomenon called ‘curiosity deficit’…

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How To Ask Good Debriefing Questions

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode is the fourth & final tutorial focused on developing your processing, reflection or debriefing skills. This episode explores the question…

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When Is The Best Time To Debrief?

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode is the third of four tutorials focused on developing your processing, reflection or debriefing skills. This episode explores the question…

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Giving People A Choice To Connect

Colleague and expert group facilitator Chad Littlefield shared a video recently in which he presented the idea that we need to give people the choice…

Boundaries of what to debrief, sporting line on grass. Credit Sandro Schuh

Group Processing Skills: What To Debrief?

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode is the second of four tutorials focused on developing your processing, reflection or debriefing skills. This episode explores the question…

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Group Processing Skills: Why Debrief?

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode is the first of four tutorials focused on helping you expand your knowledge and understanding of group processing, reflection or…

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The Nature Pill

No matter how healthy you are, there’s one pill I recommend that you take, every day. The nature pill. This week we welcome David Bott…

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How To Spark Engagement with Unofficial Starts

This week’s Facilitator Tips episode explores the many benefits of integrating an ‘unofficial start’ into your program to help you spark engagement and, most importantly,…