Tag Archives: Team Building

Trevor Project Advance

I recently facilitated an incredible two-day Advance (another name for a retreat) for the Trevor Project, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. As an organization, Trevor Project … Continue reading

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Collaborative Panorama: Little Green Fingers Retreat

I recently facilitated a retreat for my 100th client, the Little Green Fingers program. What’s especially exciting for me is that this client, like many of my recent clients, is a collaboration of multiple organizations working together to affect change … Continue reading

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15 Process Tools for Collaboration: Building Healthy Communities Long Beach

Over the course of eight months, I served Building Healthy Communities Long Beach (BHCLB). BHCLB is a collaborative of a diverse group of partners supported by the California Endowment working together to create sustainable and positive health outcomes in the … Continue reading

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Serving Collaborative Change

In a previous blog post, I wrote about my growing interest in serving collaborative change initiatives in Southern California. Since then, I wrote an article published by OD Practitioner based on my research of collaborative change initiatives. As an organization development … Continue reading

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Collaborating for Sustainability in SoCal

Transitioning Southern California into a sustainable region is beyond the capacity of one organization to accomplish alone. The challenges are too big and complex. Instead, “large scale social-change comes from better cross-sector coordination rather than from the isolated intervention of … 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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