Advanced Cat Herding

A whiteboard full of stickies with drawings of cats

Ever been in a workshop you knew was doomed 5 minutes in? It’s not that people don’t want to do the right thing. Nor is it that we don’t want to cooperate. Why is it so hard to lead a group to agree on a problem, visualize a solution, and move toward a goal? Advanced Cat Herding, available as a workshop and eBook, is a collection of our best tips for facilitating workshops and leading a group to create great things together.

KJ Method

People standing in front of window with sticky notes, doing a KJ session

The KJ Method — created in the 1960s by Japanese anthropologist Jiro Kawakita — helps groups quickly reach consensus on organizing and prioritizing a set of ideas or data. It’s simple, easy to do, and cost-effective. Why you should try it: A KJ session can be run in-person or online. What works best for your […]