Gwyn Wansbrough

The Quest #149: 🤔 Is Facilitation Having a “Moment”?

By Gwyn Wansbrough | January 31, 2024

Hello friends, Greetings from Barcelona. ☀️ I’m excited to bring you a special edition of the Quest with key takeaways from Session Lab’s brand new 2024 State of Facilitation report. 🎉 I am beyond honored to be one of 15 experts asked to contribute to the report.👇 What exactly is facilitation anyway? Facilitation is one of those […]

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The Quest #148: 🔎 From Sage on the Stage to Guide on the Side

By Gwyn Wansbrough | January 23, 2024

Hello friends, The other day I was talking with a client preparing an online facilitation training. ​https://www.linkedin.com/in/romy-alexandra/They had a group of senior leaders delivering in-house corporate training. ✔️The leaders have a wealth of experience and knowledge. ✔️The training content is solid. But when the feedback forms came in, there was a common complaint: The leaders […]

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The Quest #147: 💡6 Ways You Can Design for Aha! Moments

By Gwyn Wansbrough | January 22, 2024

Hello friends, If you teach or lead live sessions you’ll immediately recognize this feeling. It’s the immense satisfaction of seeing your group members experiencing an aha! moment. The “this-is-what-it’s-all-about” feeling when you see things click. Aha! moments can be life-changing. They deepen learning and retention. They spark innovation and lead to groundbreaking ideas. And they […]

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The Quest #146: 🚫 How to Avoid Planning Pitfalls in 2024

By Gwyn Wansbrough | January 8, 2024

Hello friends, Happy New Year! 🎉 2024, here we GO! Excited? Me too. But TBH I can also quickly start feeling overwhelmed with everything I want to accomplish. It’s only the first week of January and I’m like “Could someone please slow down the clock?” 😳 ⏩ Fast forward to the end of the year […]

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The Quest 145: 💡 My Top 10 Insights About Leading EXCEPTIONAL Live Sessions in 2023

By Gwyn Wansbrough | December 18, 2023

Hello friends, Greetings from Barcelona. ☀️ Online facilitation continues to evolve at lightning speed. ⚡ It can be nearly impossible to keep up with the pace of change. That’s why I started The Quest in October 2020. I wanted to make it easier for live session leaders to quickly learn what they need to know […]

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The Quest #144: 🌟 How To Design a Memorable Virtual Holiday Celebration

By Gwyn Wansbrough | December 11, 2023

Hello friends, Greetings from Barcelona ☀️And a very special welcome to Small Bets friends joining the Quest this week. 🙌 Thinking it’s too late to design a memorable virtual holiday celebration for your remote team, your virtual class, or your online community? Think again.🚀 Your mind may be racing with ideas to create a memorable […]

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The Quest #167: 🤹 8 Tips for Juggling Tech Like a Pro

By Gwyn Wansbrough / June 11, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ I’m excited to share some strategies for running tech smoothly in your live sessions. 🤹 Navigating tech in virtual meetings can feel like a high stakes juggling […]

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The Quest #166:🪄How to use AI to design your live sessions

By Gwyn Wansbrough / June 5, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ “Can’t AI just generate session designs for me?” As I put together content for my upcoming course Live Session Magic, I realized I wasn’t entirely clear on […]

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The Quest #165:💡The Dimmer Switch Principle

By Gwyn Wansbrough / May 28, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ I’m excited to share a simple, yet powerful, session design tip that will help you boost engagement in your live sessions —I call it the “Dimmer Switch Principle”. […]

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The Quest #164: 💥How to Craft Your Story of Breakthrough

By Gwyn Wansbrough / May 22, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ A special welcome to facilitators joining from the Butter Community this week. 🙌 Today we’re diving into a game-changing framework that will help you build credibility AND relatability with your […]

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The Quest #163: ⏰ The 10-minute Rule

By Gwyn Wansbrough / May 14, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ Today I’m excited to share a simple, yet powerful, session design tip that will help you boost engagement—I call it the “10-minute rule.” I’ve been designing a lot […]

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The Quest #162: 🌟 5 Timeless Session Design Principles to Live By

By Gwyn Wansbrough / April 30, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Greetings from Colmar, France 🇫🇷where I am traveling with two of the most loyal readers of this newsletter – my dad and stepmother. 😅 🙌Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional online sessions that your group members will love.❤️ Let’s jump right […]

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