75 essential workshop methods from Hyper Island (now in SessionLab library)

75 essential workshop methods from Hyper Island

It is our pleasure to let you know that in the SessionLab library of facilitation methods you can now find and use methods from Hyper Island Toolbox – the toolbox that was most commonly mentioned by SessionLab users in the past year. Continue reading to find out how the Toolbox grew out of the vision of lifelong learning born in a bar.
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Thiagi methods now in SessionLab Library!

Thiagi methods in library

Learning by playing a game

As children, it is so natural for us to play games. During these game-times we learn a lot of things, that affects our thinking, feeling and actions. Usually, these learning-by-doing moments happen unnoticed, thus naturally. However, as we grow up we forget about the importance of this special kind of learning setting. And to be honest, not every type of game is applicable to adult life right? I mean would you really kneel down and dug a tunnel in a sandbox? Fortunately, there are many other ways to bring back some playing into our lives! One of them is to start using more games in your workshops…and Thiagi’s game collection might just be a great resource for that!

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Liberating Structures now in SessionLab Library

Simple rules that make it easy to include and unleash everyone in shaping the future (or at least the next meeting)

Keith McCandless and Henri Lipmanowicz sure had these kind of impressions and questions in their minds when they met in 2003 at Plexus Institute. They both had background in complexity science, improving organization’s workflow and learning methods. They shared a hunch that conventional structures (reports, presentations etc.) are too inhibiting while other techniques (brainstorming) are too loose. So building on a few methods they created Liberating Structures (the term itself is based on theory of power by William Torbert) that incorporates principles from complexity science, organizational development, improvisational arts, and user experience.

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