This page contains a collection of one-hour pre-recorded interviews with experts on a variety of facilitation and related topics. Each program comes complete with written notes and other bonuses. Click on the title to view details for each program below. All of these interviews are Free to Members.
|Using Your Inner Wisdom as Facilitator
Featuring Penney Peirce, Author of the “Intuitive Way,” and professional “expert intuitive.” Featuring acclaimed author Penney Peirce, author, speaker, and professional intuitive.
|How to Design Winning Workshops and Seminars
“10 Questions Every Facilitator Should Answer Before Designing Their Next Workshop.” Featuring Marg Wall, M.Ed., Adult Educator, Learning Specialist.
Present, But Not Accounted For
|The 5 P’s of Guided Imagery
Learn this multifaceted and powerful tool that you can use not only with your clients, but with yourself. Featuring Ellen Britt, Ed.D., speaker, trainer, and co-founder of Primal Waters.
|The Art of Improv in Facilitation
Learn to use humor and improvisational theater techniques as facilitation tools. Featuring Izzy Gesell, speaker, author, trainer and expert in Improv Theater Techniques.
|Igniting Self-Expression Through Open Space Technology
Learn this process to capture knowledge, experience, and innovation in your organization. Featuring Judi Richardson, Facilitator, Speaker, Author and Trainer.
Reaching Consensus on Impossible Problems–Tools for a New Cooperacy. Featuring Jim Rough, Consultant, Speaker, Seminar Leader and Author.
|Think Like a Global Leader
Understand how political, cultural, and sustainability issues affect teams, organizations, and their leaders. Featuring Hannah Wilder, PhD., Cross Cultural Executive Coach, Author, President of Advantara Executive Development Worldwide, Inc. and Global Executive Coach Training Institute.
|In Conversation with the Field
Shedding light on consciousness as cause. Featuring Philip Golabuk, Author, Trainer and founder of the Field Center and creator of the Field Center Curriculum.
Facilitating Collective Intelligence
|Humor, an Essential Ingredient for All Good Facilitators
What is humor and how to use it to your advantage as a facilitator. Featuring Ann Fry, Author, Speaker, Trainer and Founder of HumorU.com.
|The Business of Facilitation
Keys to marketing and pricing facilitation services and outcomes while living a balanced life. Featuring Bev Lutz and Cheryl Kartes, Facilitators, Trainers, and Consultants.
|7 Simple Rules For Producing Remarkable Projects
Keys to facilitating the design, management, and commitment to projects that inspire and surpass expectations. Featuring Michael Port, Author, Speaker, and Trainer.
|Facilitators’ Secret Power: Three Hidden Levels of Facilitator Influence
Explore the hidden dynamics available to facilitators to get through” more powerfully to those whom you lead. Featuring Bill Bauman, Trainer, Speaker, and Motivator.
What to do with anger and conflict in groups
Learn how to constructively deal with those most difficult times when things get hairy in groups. Featuring Dee Kelsey and Pam Plumb, Authors, Facilitators, and Trainers.
|Creating Safety and Trust in Groups: Transformative New Approach to Working With Resistance
Learn how honoring resistance can help move your groups forward. Featuring Alyce Barry, Certified Shadow Work Group Facilitator and Coach.
|I’m Sorry. What’s Your Name Again? Foolproof
Techniques to Remembering People’s Names
Here’s an opportunity to spend an hour with an expert in this area and learn what it takes to remember people’s names once and for all. Featuring Tom Weber, national memory trainer, author, and speaker.
|Influencing Change in Groups and Individuals
Discover how change is in your best interest. Learn ideas that will help both you and those you work with to become more flexible and open to change. Featuring Kevin Eikenberry, facilitator, trainer, author, and speaker.
|Leverage Your “Relational Presence” for Masterful Group Leadership
The Introverts answer to public speaking and group presence. Featuring Lee Glickstein, author, speaker, trainer, and founder of SpeakingCircles.com.
|The Mindful Facilitator…Cultivating Professional Presence Through Mindfulness
Practical strategies for recognizing and working with the attachments that pull us away from being fully present and in service to our groups. Featuring Doug Silsbee, Executive Coach, Consultant, and Author of the Mindful Coach.
|Nine Views of the World…Bringing the Wisdom of the Enneagram to Facilitation
How the Enneagram defines the nine different ways of viewing and reacting to the world. Featuring Valerie Atkin, founder of Wells Street Consulting
|Tapping into Emotional Intelligence and Stress Management to Enhance Leader Performance
How Emotional Intelligence, stress management and successful facilitation skills can combine to form a three-legged stool to enhance your performance as a facilitator. Featuring Dr. Dick Thompson, founder of High Performing Systems, Inc.
How to get the “know it alls” onboard. If you’ve worked with groups for very long, you’ve run into the participant who knows it all and just can’t follow anyone else’s lead. There are effective ways to work with big egos without spoiling the party. Listen to this one-hour interview featuring Dr. Eileen Dowse, Certified Master Facilitator, Speaker, Founder of Human Dynamics.
|Staying healthy in sick organizations
Many organizations, like many people many people, are tired, sluggish, have compromised immune systems, and are not as productive as they could be. Listen to this one-hour interview featuring Kathleen A Paris, PhD, where we discuss her new book and advice about what you can do to stay well in sick organizations.
Building Consensus: The Art of Getting to YES
|The Vistar Method: A Visionary Approach to Accessing Collective Consciousness
This is an Evolutionary Meeting Structure for accessing the unlimited potential of the Creative Source using four simple rules and a structure that are easy to learn. Listen to this one-hour interview featuring Ron and Victoria Friedman, Founders of the Vistar Foundation.
|Collaborative Intelligence: Practical ways for developing CI within groups
IQ and EQ (Emotional Intelligence) are necessary but not sufficient to deal with the society and business world in which we live. Increasingly CQ determines who ‘thrives and who dives. Listen to this one-hour interview with Stephen James Joyce, Author of Teaching an Anthill to Fetch: Developing Collaborative Intelligence at Work
|Reconstructing the idea of leadership: Empowerment, stewardship, chosen accountability
Peter Block provides an alternative to the patriarchal beliefs that dominate our culture. His work is to bring change into the world through consent and connectedness rather than through mandate and force. Listen to this one-hour interview with Peter Block, Author of Community: Structure of belonging.
|The Elusive Obvious:
Mastering the Non-Verbals of Communication
Research shows that 80 % of communication is non-verbal. But few people are trained in effective non-verbal skills. To fill this gap, Michael Grinder has drawn on his 40 years of research to organize non-verbals into 21 patterns. Listen to this one-hour interview with Michael Grinder, expert in non-verbal communication and author of The Elusive Obvious.
|Managing at the Speed of Change
Daryl Conner is an internationally-recognized expert in the field of change management and a well-known advisor to corporate leaders engaged in executing strategic initiatives. Listen to this one-hour interview with Mr. Conner, Chairman, Conner Partners and Author of Managing at the Speed of Change.
|Transforming Disorders into Well Being by Reconnecting with Nature
Dr. Michael J. Cohen, environmental educator and psychologist, through decades living and learning in natural areas, became aware that our socialization in industrial society prejudices our mind, conditioning us to know nature and ourselves through abstract stories that separate our thinking from the beauty and balanced ways of nature. This separation biased way of thinking makes us believe that we alone are intelligent and it is the very root of our societal dysfunctional ways of being