Facilitation vs. Presentation

Monday, November 3, 2008 by Dave Blum Something very unusual is going on in the communication between me and my wife, Jen!  It started a couple of weeks back, when my wife and I were on a plane coming back from Indianapolis, where we had both attended the national conference…

Treasure Hunts vs. Scavenger Hunts: there is a difference

Friday, October 31, 2008 by Dave Blum In common parlance, the terms “treasure hunt” and “scavenger hunt” are used pretty interchangeably.  Both involve going out and searching for something, then getting scored in some fashion for your work output.  However, for people in the “hunt community” — and yes, there…

Lowering the Water Level

Thursday, October 30, 2008 by Dave Blum A useful way of thinking about people is to consider them as icebergs.  As we all learned in school, the majority of an iceberg’s mass is below the surface.  What we actually see as we’re cruising around is only a very small portion of…