Category: Engaging Workshops & Meetings

27 July 2017 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Experience report: Starting to apply Innovation Games® Facilitation for successful meetings

After having followed the session Innovation Games for Successful Meetings, I didn’t really have the opportunity to start applying, until we had a gathering with our swimming club. In this article I’ll take you step-by-step through a full session start to finish. The Flow Monday evening 19:20. After a heavy day at work, a meeting was planned to discuss how we would organise our “new” swimming...

22 February 2017 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
The GO FAR canvas for effective meeting culture

In so many organisations I visit, the same lament continuously seems to surface: "We spend so much time in meetings!". As a coach, when I then try to implement a framework such as Scrum, which defines 5 ceremonies per sprint that each take up their time, without taking into account the team's current situation, I'm already set up to fail. Sometimes teams have lived in this...

23 December 2016 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
We wish you all the best for 2017!

The whole Co-Learning team joins forces to wish you all the best for 2017! May this year bring you learning, awesome new encounters and a lot of play at work.

7 December 2016 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Management 3.0 Brown Bag Sessions now available!

Brown Bag session??? I'm sure a lot of you who aren't native English speakers might be wondering what a brown bag session is, so let's start with that. The brown bag refers to the brown paper bag traditionally used to bring a sandwich or other lunch items. To complete the reference, a brown bag session is therefore a short (usually 1 hour) session over lunch or...

1 October 2016 / Engaging Workshops & Meetings
Workshop with Christopher Avery!

Who? Recently we came to hear that Dr Christopher Avery would come around to present his new book. Without hesitation from within Co-Learning we took the opportunity to organize a workshop given by Christopher himself. I guess you might be wondering why I’m that enthousiast about a person coming over to Belgium. It’s all about The Responsibility Process®.   The What? A few years ago...

29 September 2016 / Agile & Scrum
About post-its and trees

“Post-its?! What a waste of our precious trees!” “Post-its?! Oh No! What a waste of our precious trees!”, someone shouted just before the workshop started. And this is not an isolated case. As an agile coach, one has the privilege to work in different companies. More than once, one encounters a so-called “paperless office” (except for the toilets, that is), or one meets individuals who champion...