World Cafe

How it works: In this method a large group is presented with an overarching theme like Poverty Alleviation or Improving Education Systems. In this met...

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Assign a ‘Heart Keeper’

How it works: One to three people are identified to act as “the heart” at the beginning of the meeting. They are then asked to sit in silence and ...

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Creating Ambassadors

How it works: A group of 10 – 30 people go around the table on either the night before or the first day of a convening and introduce themselves...

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Happy Hour

How it works: In this method you create an opportunity for attendees to share personal stories and anecdotes about their dreams, interests, passions,...

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Moderated Seminar

How it works: In this method, the participants are given specific reading related to a relevant theme. A moderator then leads a seminar style discussi...

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Bike Rack

How it works: This method is for groups who are exploring ideas.  This can work well for a small team meeting to a large group conversation.  You...

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Questing Through Questions

How it works: In this method participants divide into pairs to explore a challenge that each person is facing.  Too often when we are listening to so...

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Colloquium for the Common Good

How it works: Developed by the team at Opportunity Collaboration, the Colloquium for the Common Good is a fundamental element of programming used to b...

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World Cafe

How it works: In this method a large group is presented with an overarching theme like Poverty Alleviation or Improving Education Systems. In this met...

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