October 2019 Bar Bulletin
By Page Todd Garcia
How to incorporate the “tricks” and “treats” of Liberating Structures to broaden your facilitation skills.
Imagine you have many of the ingredients for a ghoulish concoction of pirate punch sitting on your kitchen counter. You know those ingredients could blend well together, but may need some adjustments and some fiendish friends to join in the brew. However, you have no bowl to put them in, and your only utensil is a pumpkin-shaped bottle stopper. This is where Liberating Structures come in.
Liberating Structures provide alternate approaches — 33 to be exact — to the usual methods of how people work together...