Tag Archives: Retreats

Collaborating for Change along the Los Angeles Riverfront

A Riverfront District in Los Angeles? Absolutely! How do we get there? Collaboration. I just facilitated a retreat for the recently launched North East Los Angeles Riverfront Collaborative, “a holistic, collaborative urban planning effort to take advantage of the River … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Retreat with Pablove

It’s not everyday you get to facilitate a team building retreat on Valentines Day with an organization that has “LOVE” in their name. That’s exactly what I did recently with the Pablove Foundation, an fantastic organization “fighting childhood cancer with … Continue reading

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Collaborative Retreat: ARC + STAR

Why host a retreat for one organization when you can share it with two? This is exactly what we did for a retreat I facilitated for two organizations working to improve the lives of people with diabilities: The ARC and … Continue reading

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Everyone Walks in LA: LA Walks Retreat

I’m a big believer in the mission of Los Angeles Walks and am pleased to report  after a fun, engaging two-day retreat, their board decided goals for what it wants to accomplish, both in 2013 and over the long-term. They … Continue reading

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10 Books on Facilitation (with 11 Quotes)

Here are my top 11 recommendations on books related to facilitation: Great meetings!: How to facilitate like a pro. Kelsey, D., & Plumb, P. (1997). A good intro. “The facilitator impacts and guides the process but does not give input on … Continue reading

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2012 Annual Report

In 2012, my seventh year of consulting, I’m pleased to report: I served 29 organizations (14 returning clients and 15 new clients…see below for the full list). This brings the total number of clients I have served to over 80. … Continue reading

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Bachelor Party, Wedding and Honeymoon!

With my consulting practice, I put a lot of energy into creating memorable, transformative experiences for the leadership of organizations I serve. Over the course of this last year, much of that took the form of retreats. With that in … Continue reading

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