Joanna Barclay is an energetic, personable and bilingual facilitator with Intersol Group, of Ottawa, Canada, who specializes in bringing people together. With extensive experience in participatory group facilitation and organizational effectiveness, she is very skilled at working with management teams and enabling them to clarify their goals, assess the current environment, work effectively together and develop plans to meet the needs of the future. She has worked with many clients in the areas of strategic planning, organization effectiveness, leadership development and team building.
Her many strengths include building consensus and effective collaboration where ideas come together, enabling people’s voices, ideas and contributions to be heard, and strengths of the team to be optimized. Joanna has the unique ability to engage people to such a positive degree that those who enter a session as individuals leave as one strong team committed to working together. She has a keen understanding of human dynamics through her work teaching yoga and the Art of Living stress management programs, where she enables people to reach their full potential.
A Passionate Team-Builder
She creates situations where ideas come together, enabling people’s voices, ideas and contributions to be heard. Joanna has the unique ability to engage people to such a positive degree that those who enter a session as individuals leave as one strong team committed to working together. Joanna has a keen understanding of human dynamics. Through her work teaching yoga and the Art of Living stress management programs, she enables people to reach their full potential.
With over 20 years experience in information management and management consulting, Joanna has facilitated numerous strategy sessions and organizational transformations with a wide variety of clients including federal and municipal government departments, associations and private corporations. She also has years of sales and application development experience with major IT companies.
Joanna has an Honours B.A. in Management of Information Systems from the University of Ottawa and has also studied widely in the areas of facilitation, leadership and learning. She is an NTL Organizational Development Certified Consultant, an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator, and also an ICA Certified Technology of Participation Facilitator.
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Feedback and notes from my WikiNeighbours
Welcome to wikieducator, dear Joanna. You will definitely enjoy the experience. All the best as you progress in this voyage of assisted discovery. Cynthia D'Costa--Agnes 15:40, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
(: Dear Joanna, Great progress! As you have filled in your details in Profile section, please add your details to INFOBOX too by clicking on "edit" button on the top of your page. --Ramesh Sharma 19:11 24 July 2010 (UTC))
- (: Dear Joanna Great job. I can see that you are on your way to wikibuddy certification. If you have not done so already, remember to sign the learning contract. See you in the WIKI -- LeRoy Hill, CEN 06:17, 25 July 2010 (UTC) )
- Dear Joanna, Great progress, you should feel proud. Keep going and add more content using the features learned in our first week of this workshop. Well done. Feel free to post any questions you might have. We are here to help. Warm wishes--Patricia Schlicht 21:17, 25 July 2010 (UTC)