Over the last few years I’ve been using a toolbox dedicated to workshop facilitation. As I used to carry it with me, many people felt quite interested about it, asking me where it’s possible to get it.

Hum.. actually I’ve never found a ready-to-use toolbox so I composed it myself. But it’s not a big deal, you just need to pick to right tools ;)

So here is what you need to buy to compose a great toolbox for UX designers but more generally for everyone facilitating a workshop or any collaborative work.

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The tools

  • Coloured sticky notes (3 sizes)
  • Coloured stickers
  • Stabilo…


Selon une étude menée par Gallup, 86% des employés d’Europe de l’ouest sont peu enthousiastes et peu engagés dans leur travail. Pour une équipe, inculquer un état d’esprit positif et sain, où règnent l’enthousiasme et la confiance est devenu un facteur clé de succès.

Explorons quelques pistes de réflexion autour de l’écoute, la critique et la connaissance de soi.

Article issu de la chronique publiée dans le Magazine Intermédia spécial Agences du 26/09/2018.

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Original photo by Saksham Gangwar on Unsplash

S’écouter et écouter les autres

Pour une collaboration saine, il faut s’écouter et être sensible aux sentiments de chacun.

L’ÉCOUTE

L’écoute demande de la patience, une ouverture d’esprit et la volonté de comprendre.

Commençons par considérer les objectifs de chacun pour identifier les potentielles motivations qui inciteraient quelqu’un à dire quelque chose. …


Working abroad is an incredible professional and personal experience that completely changes the rest of your life.

But it’s better to be prepared for it so you can anticipate what you might experience, refine your expectations and build this rich experience.

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1. ADAPT

Adapt to the culture and codes understanding how hard people work, if they have any specific ceremonies or habits you don’t have (weekly pub lunch, casual Fridays…) to be socially integrated and fit the company’s culture.

You must stay flexible as “rules” you have in your native country are not necessarily applied there. Or vice versa.
For example: perhaps in your country you can have a casual chat with your big boss, but it’s not something people usually do in the country you visit . …

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Matthieu Lerat

Lead Designer in Lyon - previously Paris & Sydney

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