For those who know the method of MAPs and PATH: Make it Easy – more explorations with Aaron Johannes, Eilidh Duncan and Shelley Nessman We have had numerous conversations with many of you who want to dig in and improve your facilitation skills and deepen your understanding of the PATH and MAPs process. We are very excited to announce that on January 18th and 19th we will be offering an opportunity for you to do just that! Join us for 2 days of exploring what it means to be a great facilitator, learn and practice some of those skills with … Continue reading PATH AND MAPS: GAIN CONFIDENCE AND SKILLS IN A COHORT OF OTHERS!
I was again invited to the Family Support Institute Training Weekend in Naramata – last year this was a really transformational weekend for me as a parent, professional and I got to test my chops as a graphic recorder and facilitator. This year we upped the ante 🙂 This is an amazing group of folks. If you are a parent or have a family member with a disability and need support, contact them to find out about Resource Parents in your area. If you are feeling like you’d like to offer something to other families which include people with … Continue reading Family Support Institute Training Weekend graphics
Dan Pontefract, author of Flat Earth: Creating a Connected and Engaged Organization, was having a contest. It is over, so I won’t win a book, but I’m going to go buy his book anyway as I really like the way he is thinking about work and connections… and it gave me a chance to process some of what I was thinking about over the last weeks and last week in particular. The question he’s asking is “How do you define the word ‘work.’” I was in Toronto taking a refresher course in a planning method we use a … Continue reading What is the work?
So the Vancouver local gathering of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners got together for our first peer learning group, led by Yolanda Liman and concerned with working live on the Ipad at events. Yolanda is a master (mistress?) of this and she taught us an amazing amount in just a couple of hours, and I’ve been experimenting. One of the graphics that I’ve always loved is Christina Merkley’s “Visual Bio” and a couple of other people have done similar things I admire. So I’ve been wanting to play with something like this, and have been experimenting – … Continue reading Blueprint CV experiment 🙂
These are videos we often refer to or use in our workshops; feel free to use them too! We believe they are about ideas not often talked about 🙂 Want to talk more about our work – books, facilitation, dialogues, strategic planning, person centred planning, community mapping and engagement, or…? contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com What our PATH and MAPs workshops on person centred planning are like; 5 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1ULJfPIDSQ Our Community Mapping Project – Victoria. 1 1/2 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ikn3SrGR4DI The Power of a Plan – Inclusion B.C.’s transition project; 5 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPyD9LTgbpU PATH: ; 5 minutes. Cheryl’s PATH; … Continue reading Workshop Videos Part 1
This is great – it gives a sense of how many decisions need to be made on the fly during graphic facilitation 🙂 Want some practice? Consider taking our PATH workshop in March – it give you a set template for planning all kinds of things for people, groups and projects, and you can build on your facilitation and graphics skills! Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Continue reading The Design of a Sign –