If you're only going to buy one book on facilitation, this is the one to buy! That's what we tell the managers, consultants, and facilitators who attend our facilitation training programs. It's a gold mine of ideas, resources, and practical tools.
—Ronnie McEwan, Director, Kinharvie Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
I have rarely run into a better collection of pragmatic tips, tools, and techniques. If you work with people to accomplish something important, save yourself a lifetime of trial and error: read this book, put its message to use, and start seeing where real collaboration can lead your organization.
—Adriano Pianesi, ParticipAction Consulting, Inc., Washington, D.C.
Ingrid Bens's masterful book Facilitation with Ease! is a must-have for any facilitator regardless of experience. I use it extensively to review processes, tools, and techniques before any engagement.
—George F. Smith, CPF, Summit Consultants, Atlanta, Georgia
Facilitating With Ease! provides clear and effective guidelines for group facilitation. In China we are using this book to help organizations develop facilitative leaders who can successfully invoke the spirit of cooperation and team synergy.
—Ren Wei, Professional Facilitator, X'ian, China
Facilitating With Ease! helps beginners as well as experienced facilitators to find their way along different aspects of facilitation. Easy to understand, this book provides insight into the principles of facilitation and shows ...