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
Use these 3 Secrets to Improve your Facilitation Skills
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
Meetings not Efficient? Tips for every meeting facilitator
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.
Before … READ MORE
Outcome-Based Facilitation – it starts with WHY
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
Guilty of Activity Reports?
“If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and never will achieve, its full potential, that word would be ‘meetings’.”
– Dave Barry, Comedian
Can you relate?
We know our clients … READ MORE
Beyond Rhetorical – 5 Paths to Purposeful Questions
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