Our collective of independent consultants is currently open to new members! What is Framework? Framework is a collective of independent consultants working almost exclusively with civil society organisations. Framework exists to foster the professional development of members. (The relationships we
Hybrid gatherings have been happening for years, from the team meeting where we arrive and hear that ‘Mary is going to dial in’, to a company wide ‘all hands’ meeting where national teams convene in conference rooms around the globe.
For many employees, the annual review comes with dread. Some see it as a pointless exercise, others try hard to justify a pay rise. Within Framework, we have a commitment to conduct an annual review, but the format is flexible
Perry Seymour formally joined Framework at the end of 2020. He has brought new energy and experience that we have already begun to benefit and learn from and we’re very glad to welcome him! Perry has deep experience of designing
My first foray into podcasting occurred recently after an International Association of Facilitators (IAF) virtual coffee meetup, where spend a few minutes sharing some thoughts on the next challenge of virtual facilitation: facilitating deep connection. Listen here! (Around minute 05:00-7:00)
When starting to write this blog I did a quick google search for why project management matters in development work. Lots of the answers referred to aspects of good project management, for example ensuring that risks are mitigated, encouraging teamwork,
Many people are unfamiliar with the role of a producer in virtual events, but having a producer can make all the difference between a wildly successful event and one that bombs. I describe the key features of the producer role
And 6 more tips on virtual facilitation here this week, this time as a guest blog for ICA:UK, the facilitation and participation charity of which I am an associate. With thanks to firstname.lastname@example.org for the pics
The Social Research Association have just published a blog post by Orla on how to design great virtual events. Hop over here to read it. Thanks to email@example.com for the image.
Avoid this, by learning how to design and facilitate engaging, inclusive and productive online workshops. The long standing online training in virtual facilitation, on which Orla has been collaborating for the past 5 years, starts again on 16th January, and