GFSC provides tools and techniques to help communities navigate through crisis, change and stress. We are committed to wide distribution of effective tools and techniques. Our online library offers free materials to help community volunteers.

Online PR News – 18-August-2009 – – West Hartford, CT ( Onlineprnews ) August 17, 2009 - Global Facilitator Service Corps (GFSC) today announced its next webinar which will be facilitated by Izzy Gesell, MS Ed, CSP on Sept.15th, 2009 at 4 p.m. PST, 7 p.m. EST, 23:00 GMT. In this one-hour webinar, people will learn how to be more confident and positive, as well as reduce their stress level and change the way they think.

You’ll learn to change the way you look at things, so the things you look at change. You’ll be able to redirect your self-talk in a more confident, positive and effective direction. You learn tools to de-stress yourself, figure out what you can control and manage the situation.

When you learn how to accentuate the positve, you’ll reduce anxiety and be more in control of your situation. After this webinar, you’ll be able to transform negativity into increased resilience to stress. For more information go to

Marieann Shovlin, Board Secretary of GFSC & Senior Associate at Center for Strategic Facilitation said, “After Izzy's webinar, I can take a deep breath, focus on what I can control and get perspective to plan what I can do!”

An entertaining and enlightening keynote speaker, Gesell is an effective facilitator and a pioneer in using Improv for personal skill building, an author and presentation coach, as well as a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). Izzy Gesell’s programs and books help people thrive and prosper during difficult, changing times. He is well known for his popular workshops (Finding The Eye Of The Storm: Maintaining Dynamic Balance During Changing Times); keynote presentations (The Power of Now: Living a More Effective, Spontaneous, and Confident Life through Improv Skills); books and CDs (Becoming Light-Hearted: Managing Stress Through Humor).

GFSC is expanding their use of web technology to involve and connect people from diverse locations, backgrounds and experiences.

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About Global Facilitator Service Corps
GFSC tools and techniques help people and communities navigate through crisis and change, strengthening community resilience. Since 2003, GFSC has conducted workshops for experienced facilitators and community leaders in Asia, Australia, Europe, South America and North America (including Los Angeles and New Orleans).

Typically, GFSC operates with a small group who then shares what they have learned with an ever-expanding base of community members, increasing community resourcefulness.

The GFSC online library offers free manuals, articles and links to help community volunteers. GFSC collects and shares effective methods and materials, often collaborating with other experts and organizations to disseminate effective strategies.

GFSC, a nonprofit (501c3) organization, believes that people and communities around the world are capable of self-determination and is committed to enhancing local resources and skills to address current and future challenges. GFSC provides mentoring, methods and materials to strengthen community resilience in times of crisis and change. For more information visit

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