Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

GLN UK & Ireland

Encourage Others – Helen Paris

I have recently been in Bristol which is such an historical city, at times only remembered for its dark side of having been a slave destination and sale yard for men, women and children. But it was also a city of great enterprise and enlightenment – having visited Wesley’s chapel and even stood in his […]

Don’t Give Up – Helen Paris

Graeme and I have just returned from New Zealand and as I wrote last month, we knew many of our friends were facing health difficulties there. By the time we left we had attended two funerals and just a week before we were to return our nine year old grandson fell into a glass window […]

For A Time Such As This – Helen Paris

It would seem that summer has arrived in the UK and would you believe, Graeme and I are here in Auckland, New Zealand in the middle of winter – our friends here are saying “what are you doing here when it is summer in the UK, this is the wrong time for a holiday?” – […]

Never Give Up – Helen Paris

 It seems we are having one crisis after another with the concern worldwide now with swine flu to add to the woes of the economic situation and the continuing cold weather, certainly where we are in Macclesfield. But spring is coming which always speaks of new beginnings and for me personally that has become a […]

Encouraging Others – Helen Paris

In mid March, Graeme and I arrived back from a wonderful holiday in New Zealand where we met again with our family as well as many of our long-term friends and enjoyed the sunshine and blue skies. It was a refreshing time though tinged with the reality of the tough times many are facing even […]

GLS Facilitator Training – Segment 5

Working with Your Producer Notes The relationship between the facilitator and the producer is key. The producer will craft the shape of the 2 days and will guide the facilitator through the major elements. Meet with the producer at least 1 month in advance of the GLS – walk through the programme – share ideas. […]

GLS Facilitator Training – Segment 4

Facilitation and Process Time – Heart Session Notes Demonstration ( from Wes Stafford’s session – ‘Forgiveness’ GLS2009 Tips before viewing the message: Get people ready – encourage an engagement of the heart. Aim at a seamless transition from what has gone before to what is to come Tips after viewing the message: Be open to […]

GLS Facilitator Training – Segment 3

Facilitation and Process Time – Academic Session Notes Demonstration ( from Andy Stanley’s session – ‘The Upside of Tension’ GLS2010) Tips before viewing the message:  Challenge and engage the audience Be clear on expectations Don’t give away too much upfront, but provide a hint or pointer as to where this session is going to major […]

GLS Facilitator Training – Segment 2

Opening the Summit Notes Setting the scene for the first session – a demonstration Create the illusion that the summit is live. Model engagement Encourage attendees to journey with others through the summit Help attendees to use the notebook as a tool. Use a simple set up to introduce the key note speaker Be normal […]

GLS Facilitator Training – Segment 1

Your Role as a Facilitator Notes Own the vision of the GLS Encourage conversation Identify the issues Challenge the delegates Preparation is vital – bring emotional intelligence by absorbing the content personally Be succinct – 1 or 2 mins max – include in a sentence a point of personal contact with the content Read the […]