I was honored to facilitate an evaluation workshop of World Food Programme Bangladesh school feeding programme. A workshop in Cox’s Bazar, I tried to capture key findings of evaluation without using any text. Only images. Why? Participating parents from the community were illiterate. I wanted to make sure they understand what consultants say visually. DespiteContinue reading “Go Visual! Evaluation of school feeding programme in Bangladesh”
Recently, several of my clients hired videographers and photographers to record the workshop. The dynamics of graphic facilitation for me is that you don’t know what outcome will be at the end of the day. It is the spirit of co-creation. Everyone at the workshop including organizer, participants, and facilitator is all part of the processContinue reading “Let’s co-create”
Several participants at workshops and LinkedIn friends asked me about graphic recording and facilitation. Here is a brief summary of what I do. I do graphic recording and graphic facilitation. Graphic recording is when I visualise the conversation on the spot at conferences and workshops. Graphic facilitation, on the other hand, is a mixContinue reading “Basic elements of graphic facilitation”
I enjoyed a graphic facilitation of cross-cultural communication, particularly a session on AIKIDO last weekend. AIKIDO provides so much insights about being persuasive and non-confrontational in cultures like Philippines and Japan. Thanks @spiceworx_mnl
We make choices everyday. Small choices or big choices. Active choices (i.e. do something) or passive ones (not to do something). Big choices with big impact. This includes lifetime decisions such as marriage, jobs, and schools you go to. Small choices with big impact. What we eat and drink for lunch doesn’t seem to be a big choice,Continue reading “Power of choice”
What’s needed to modify behavior? Here is one idea from learning journey that I co-facilitated to promote Food and Healthy workplace in Bangkok. Intention comes first, then determination, and finally information.
I received a low score of workshop evaluation(=reaction) recently. But it turned out that participants were inspired so much that many changes happened at workplace afterwards (=behavior and results). Lesson learned: Focus on results. Trust people. Trust process.
Here are some useful phrases that I learned from Solution Focused Coaching. The key take away for me is that compliment must be evidence-based. If it is not, it becomes “flirting“. While direct compliments are powerful, indirect compliments such as “wow, how did you do that?” are even more effective because it gives the other person to discoverContinue reading “5 phrases to validate and complement”