Our Mission and Values

The mission of North Star Facilitators is to be of the highest possible service to groups while ensuring enjoyable learning and collaborative problem-solving.

How We Work

We help teams plan, problem solve, refocus, learn, make decisions, reach consensus, innovate, and resolve tensions.

We do this by:

  • Creating a safe environment for dialogue
  • Tapping into the wisdom of each team member to create overall success
  • Using interactive learning to build understanding and reach decisions
  • Helping groups make the journey from where they are now to where they want to be
  • Handling conflict skillfully
  • Sharing our positive energy, enthusiasm, compassion and humor
  • Using creativity and play to stimulate learning and productivity

What We Believe

(Adapted from ICA Canada)
We believe that:

  • Each individual has an inherent wisdom to contribute to the overall team success.
  • Every idea is valuable.
  • We need everyone’s wisdom for the greatest results.
  • The sum of the whole is greater than the sum of the parts
  • Everyone will hear and be heard.
  • Learning and productivity are proportional to the positive emotional state of participants

We value:

  • Listening with compassion and non-judging
  • Treating everyone equitably and fairly
  • Learning from the past to create positive futures
  • Celebrating successes
  • Creating enjoyable, focused learning experiences