Meeting preparedness

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How ready are you for your next meeting? Do you know the purpose, what will be discussed, and who’s attending? Is the meeting necessary and what does the facilitator hope to achieve? Have you read the pre-brief and any background materials? Have you anticipated questions that need to be asked or problems that need to be addressed? Will a decision … Read More

The best we can

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“We will all do the best we can, and that will be good enough.” A positive attitude and a bright outlook can bring a team together and push them through adversity. The right words before the start of a project can be the difference between success and failure.

Group discussions

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Group discussions can move quickly and shift between topics with ease.  Keeping people focused on a conversation will challenge even the most experienced facilitators.  People need to be given space to explore but also need to be aware of the limits. A conversation may twist and turn or stop and stall.  And then it will pick back up and change … Read More