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A new tool to prioritize ideas in brainstorms

Recently I facilitated a workshop with students working in the Disruptive Design Studio of Unilever R&D Vlaardingen (NL). Their assignment was to think of a new product. While designing the brainstorm we thought of a new tool to prioritize ideas. This tool worked well and looked fantastic too; we called it ‘the Spiderweb’. Let me […]

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Career planning using Lego Serious Play

“I want an employer who allows me to ‘fly away’ now and then”; is how one of the participants sees her future career. A team of trainees joined a Lego Serious Play workshop at the LEF Future Center of Rijkswaterstaat (NL). It delivered great insights into their personal career growth path as well as they […]

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FQW – A new tool to run a team update

FQW stands for: Facts – Questions –Worries. It is a new tool created by me to facilitate project team update meetings. It allows everybody’s individual input on the most important aspects of the project progress. And while sharing the individual FQW’s the team will learn how to continue the project in an effective way and […]

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10 tips about Networking at Conferences

  Recently I visited a Conference about Sport Nutrition. Being a ‘Facilitator for Innovation Processes’ mainly working for innovative Foods companies I was hoping to find new clients. Networking is not my favourite thing to do. But, I know I have a good product to sell. So, there we go. It was a great day […]

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8 tips to get people moving in meetings

These 8 tips show how to get people moving in meetings and gives insights how this relates to team dynamics and leadership styles. The 8 tips are written from my role a facilitator point of view. Tip 1 – Stand up for opening and closure This tip is the easiest one. At introduction, ask participants […]

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10 tips to do introduction rounds

  As a facilitator it is my responsibility to properly start a meeting. One of the things to do is the introduction round. On the one hand nobody seems to like it, because they don’t like to be in the middle of the attention and sometimes they are so occupied with ‘what to say’ that […]

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Hall of Fame – here I am!

The Board of Directors of IAF Global honoured me with an induction into the International Association of Facilitators’ Hall of Fame. I am truly thankful for their recognition and I am happy to pass on this news to my clients and colleagues. I would like to thank Jan Lelie and Henri Haarmans who initiated my […]

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Conference closure with Lego Serious Play

We used the Lego Serious Play method at the closure of the Bridge2Food 11th Food Proteins Course 2016  with 100 scientists to facilitate them to stay connected with each other after the Conference. 99% of the participants had never heard about the Lego Serious Play method, and were happy learn about this new method. This […]

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