Have you ever left a meeting and asked yourself, “What was that meeting about?”, “Did I fulfill my role?”, “Did I really need to be there?”. I am sure you have, we all have, and this staggering number proves it:
With our forced business distancing, this can feel like a jolt for those who are used to doing business face-to-face. A lot of our clients have expressed concern in trying to make their virtual connections as impactful as their in-person
Chip and Dan Heath, the authors of Made to Stick, created the “SUCCES” formula for communicating. Here at 2Connect, we find this formula translates well to the formal presentation setting. Using this formula, answer the questions considering your next
While flip charts may seem old school in this digital age, they are a critical tool to help facilitators create buy-in, alignment, and engagement. On the flip side (pun intended), we’ve seen flip charts be a facilitator’s downfall – distracting
It has been estimated that people spend approximately 2-3 days of their work week in meetings. That is a lot of time and dollars!
How can you set those meetings up for success and ensure that you lead meaningful, outcome-focused … READ MORE
With leaders spending nearly 23 hours every week in meetings, frustration levels are high if those meetings aren’t efficient or productive. If you facilitate meetings, here are a few tips to keep your meetings moving in the right direction.
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Children ask an average of 300 questions each day. When those kids eventually trade their backpack for a briefcase and lunchroom for boardroom, they remain curious – it’s how people are wired.
Human nature leads all of us to wonder … READ MORE
Sometimes, as presenters, we need to put on our facilitator hat to engage our audience, check for understanding or both.
And good facilitators ask questions to do this…right?
We’re all guilty of letting rhetorical questions like this slip from the … READ MORE