How you start a facilitation session matters. It sets the tone, and establishes that you are the facilitator. It helps participants to feel comfortable, and is a reminder that you are all looking forward to working together constructively. You will often start with introductions. If time is short you might just want a quick round… Read more »
Years ago I was at a meeting of a local community committee. It was in someone’s house, and an assortment of seats had been gathered together; kitchen chairs, comfy chairs, stools etc. By the time the committee Chair arrived, most of the seats had been taken, and she had to sit on a cushion on the… Read more »
The weekend after the US elections, I had piles of fabrics to sort and pack away from a family wedding. So I flicked on the TV on the off-chance there might be something interesting to accompany my task. The film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner was about to start, and given the events of that… Read more »
As Chair of RACT (Reading Area Charities Together) Karen Morton was delighted to be able to handover two new wheelchairs to Readibus – in the company of the Minister for the Voluntary Sector, Rob Wilson.