Why Facilitation Fails Online

I love facilitating groups online. It’s inspiring to support a bunch of scattered individuals to form a real team, working out how to communicate with each other and make stuff happen quickly and efficiently. And on Friday, I’ll be hosting the second Metaphorum – an online unconference for fans of Clean Language, metaphor, self-organisation and…

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Online Meetings: How To Avoid Tumbleweed Moments

How can you avoid tumbleweed moments in your online meetings? You’ve probably experienced those moments many times. Someone asks a question and there’s a long, intense silence… … … … … until someone asks, “Has the line dropped?” If you want to know how that feels, the effect is pretty easy to create. Find (or call) online…

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