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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Alignment Exercise

How it works: This method works best with an organizational team in diverse roles working towards a shared vision and mission. The facilitator collect...

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Commonalities

How it works: In this method, people are divided into pairs and are given two minutes to identify as many things as they can that they have in common ...

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Gallery Walk

How it works: Individuals are organized into small groups to participate in focused, interactive brainstorming sessions. Participants are asked to cre...

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Give/Get or Share/Seek

How it works: In this method, everyone in a group is given a piece of paper with a chart on it. The chart has two columns—one titled “I have..” ...

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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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