Gwyn Wansbrough

The Quest #171: 🧰10 Free Toolkits That I Can’t Live Without

By Gwyn Wansbrough | July 9, 2024

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.❤️ Welcome to week 3 of our 4-week series, where I’m sharing my all-time favorite resources for session design and facilitation! Whether you’re leading team meetings, online courses, […]

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The Quest #170: 📚10 Books to Help You Become an Exceptional Facilitator (and all-round wiser person)

By Gwyn Wansbrough | July 2, 2024

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.❤️ Welcome to week 2 of our 4-week series, where I’m sharing my all-time favorite resources for session design and facilitation! Whether you’re leading team meetings, online courses, […]

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The Quest #169:🎙️ 10 Facilitation Podcasts that will Accelerate Your Growth

By Gwyn Wansbrough | July 2, 2024

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.❤️ Facilitators are known for generously sharing their insights and tips in books, podcasts, and videos. The problem is that it can take a lot of searching to […]

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The Quest #168: 🤔 How to “Ask, Then Tell”

By Gwyn Wansbrough | July 2, 2024

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 dead simple session design technique for increasing interaction in your live sessions that’s surprisingly underutilized. I call it “Ask, Then tell”. It’s so […]

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

By Gwyn Wansbrough | June 11, 2024

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

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 #153: ⏰10 Strategies for Staying on Time (even when you fall way behind) – Greatest Hits

By Gwyn Wansbrough / February 27, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello Friends, Greetings from Barcelona.☀️ 🙌Many thanks for reading The Quest, your weekly round-up of tips and insights to help you design and lead exceptional virtual sessions that your group members will love.❤️ Everything started well. I kicked off the session right at 5:00 pm. I started with a warm welcome. Then moved onto a fun connection […]

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The Quest #152: Greatest Hits – The #1 reason that online sessions fail

By Gwyn Wansbrough / February 20, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Greetings from Kerala, India 🇮🇳 where I’ll be on a learning journey with my husband. For the first time in ages, I won’t be taking my laptop. While I’m gone I’ll be sharing some of The Quest’s “greatest hits” – the most-read editions of the newsletter to date. What’s the #1 reason most […]

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The Quest #151: 🙄How to lead icebreakers for eye-rollers and skeptics

By Gwyn Wansbrough / February 13, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Greetings from Barcelona ☀️ A very special welcome to the facilitators joining The Quest from the New Zealand Facilitator’s Network Festival of Facilitation. 🎉 I had the huge honor of leading the Festival’s opening session on icebreakers that inspired this newsletter. There is one question that keeps coming up… “How do I lead […]

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The Quest #150: 🎉How to Engineer Surprise in Your Live Session

By Gwyn Wansbrough / February 6, 2024 / 0 Comments

Hello friends, Greetings from Barcelona where we are enjoying some surprising sunsets.☀️ Pop Quiz! Do you prefer when things a) go according to plan? Or b) when the unexpected happens? Me? I’m a planner. I like lists. I print out calendars. I guess it’s what comes with being a Virgo perfectionist. 🤷🏼 Most people pick […]

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

By Gwyn Wansbrough / January 31, 2024 / 0 Comments

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 / 0 Comments

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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