D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Facilitation … an Art

Facilitation … an Art The Danger of Confusing the Roles of Consultant, Moderator, Facilitator Dear Colleague … What’s Your Role when a client engages you to support their business? To what extent have you truly considered the essential differences between the roles of Consulting, Moderation and Facilitation when a client asks you to work with Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Identity … Who are you? Who am I?

Identity … Who are you? Who am I? Who are you? Who are you … now … right now? And why (what leads you to answer in this way)? And, what do these Questions even mean? What makes me ‘me’? With whom, or what, or where do I identify? How deeply? When? Why? Has this Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Musing on Conversations

Musing on Conversations With all due respect to these highly-respected sources, I’d like to suggest that such “definitions” of conversations are far too limited … not incorrect as such … simply far too limited. Life is far too complex to reduce its core interactions to definitions. A few weeks ago, in a meeting with a Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Developing Trust

Developing Trust What is this ‘thing’ we refer to as trust? Why is it so important to us? How can we ‘build’ trust? If you are reading this hoping to find the answers to these challenging Questions, it may be time for you to move on, because I cannot offer you THE answers … and Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Change: Elegantly Simple vs. Naively Simplistic

Change: Elegantly Simple vs. Naively Simplistic Life is complex, highly complex. We live in an interconnected interdependent interrelated world. Indeed, life is so complex that we will probably never completely understand it … whatever “understand” may mean here. It is also dynamic, therefore unpredictable. From the continuously expanding field of work on complex systems, we Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Enabling Organisation Behaviour Change

Enabling Organisation Behaviour Change It seems as though I’ve been forever hearing organisations, leaders, HR managers and consultants who don’t understand, talking about behaviour that’s … desirable, appropriate, considerate, anti-social, engaged, inappropriate … how to communicate, how to dress, how to sit, how to stand, how to behave in meetings, what to say on the Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Moving Towards Solutions … Together … Fast!

Moving Towards Solutions … Together  … Fast! You’ve got a complex challenge, maybe even a problem. Everybody is under pressure. There’s little space and of course no time. It’s draining resources and costing you money. None of which interests the problem … which remains blissfully unaware … still needing to be solved. Everyone has an Read More

D-cultureQs Professional Facilitator Training - General 2017_Final

Reclaiming Our Values

Reclaiming Our Values It’s now fairly common to hear organisation leaders talking about values. And this can only be positive. I frequently ask myself however whether this is because they truly believe in and see the significance of values in our life – great – or, whether they are following a trend – not so Read More