Well-Watered Plants

“People need spaciousness the way a plant needs water. When you give it to them, they come back to life.”

This observation by a colleague during my time in Fiji last week has me thinking, yet again, about my big word for 2023 which is “spaciousness.” It’s a word that makes me exhale and drop my shoulders — and it’s everywhere.

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My Go-To Tool

Continuing our short series on quick facilitation hacks I use all the time:

If you notice a group is getting a bit mired in binary thinking (i.e. “We have to choose this or that,” or “The world looks like this or that”), I find it helpful to draw a line on a whiteboard, with their two options at either end. Then I ask them:

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