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Welcome to Facilitation Stories, where we discover how facilitators ended up in the profession, and how facilitation methods, principles and techniques are used more widely. Brought to you by IAF England and Wales. For more information on our chapter, click here.

Jan 17, 2023

In this episode Nikki talks to Lucy Hawthorne who for the past year has been experimenting with bringing playfulness to conversations about climate.

Lucy is a facilitator by trade and an environmental campaigner by background and has been exploring the link between playfulness and climate action for around five years.


Dec 13, 2022

We wrap up the year talking to three hosts of our Meetups to find out what's been going on in their regions: what common themes have emerged throughout the year and their plans for 2023. 

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Nov 8, 2022

Today we have a treat for you: Nikki Wilson interviews two guests who use photography as part of their facilitation practice. Gianpietro Pucciariello and Chris Chinnock.

Our first guest is Gianpietro Pucciariello, who returns to the show after appearing in episode 15. Gianpietro’s working life in the UK is divided...


4 ways to get started in Facilitation

Oct 17, 2022

You know you are great at holding space for a group, getting people together and thinking productively, exploring challenges or organising by getting everyone involved.  Listening, challenging, adapting and inspiring are skills you have honed.  

 

Maybe you have taken a facilitative approach to leadership, or in your...


Oct 17, 2022

Happy Facilitation Week everyone! 

We are releasing this bonus episode to celebrate all things facilitation. 

In this episode, which we've borrowed from the 21st Century Work Life podcast, Pilar talks to Simon Wilson about how he incorporates asynchronous communication into his facilitation processes - and the...