Musings

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Here in New York City, we are in the midst of the final throes of a very hot few months. With its cooling sweet and salty tang, watermelon-feta-mint salad has […]

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Monday, March 28th, 2016

I am pleased to announce the birth of New Direction in Evaluation’s most recent volume “Evaluation and Facilitation“. The proud parents (aka Editors) are myself, Rita Fierro, and Dawn Hanson […]

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Thursday, January 21st, 2016

My New Year’s intention is to read and share more poetry, and I’ve been immersed in the work of David Whyte –poet, philosopher, and organizational speaker. I’ve been reading Whyte’s book […]

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Monday, November 2nd, 2015

“How are we showing up for each another?” “How can we listen more deeply?” “How can we bring our full selves to work?” Increasingly, I’m finding that organizations are asking […]

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Monday, August 10th, 2015

First, I have to confess the 8th grader at issue happens to be my son. Yes, I’m super proud, but the reason I’m writing about it is because it is a powerful […]

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Monday, May 4th, 2015

Crafting and maintaining a personal brand takes a lot of work. I am going to tell you a story about the power of a vivid LinkedIn profile. When I was […]

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Monday, April 20th, 2015

Spring is such a great time to launch into new projects. Occasionally a special workshop opportunity arises and I want to let you know about it. This May, I am […]

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Monday, January 26th, 2015

THREE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS IN PARTICIPATORY FACILITATION (and one is FREE!) Whether leading meetings is central to what you do or a component of your work, these workshops will […]

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Thursday, October 30th, 2014

I recently returned from the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference in Denver, where I co-facilitated a World Café conversation with my colleagues Rita Fierro and Dawn Hanson Smart. The theme of […]

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Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Focus groups, interviews, and document review. They’re the trio of go-to qualitative methods used for gathering information for program evaluations and strategy planning. There are many other approaches, of course, […]

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