Using an independent facilitator to run your meeting means that you can be free to participate. You can focus on the topic at hand without being worried about keeping the meeting on track, managing different participants or being unfairly judged as having too much influence or bias on the process.
Using an independent facilitator also ensures that:
Facilitating meetings with colleagues should ideally be a productive and straight-forward task. When this task involves people, challenges can arise… In talking with other facilitators and clients, several are finding common challenges emerging in their workplace: There are often polarised views around the table, with people feeling a bit threatened […]Read More
Here’s a short guide to help you in planning effective meetings in your workplace. Facilitator and author Sam Kaner believes that there are three building blocks for planning effective meetings. Topics Outcomes Processes In Kaner’s model each topic is viewed as a separate segment of a meeting. The desired outcome […]Read More
If you need some help with participant introductions in workshops, here are some practical tips to get you started. We’ll also cover some ideas on ground rules to maintain full participation in your workshop. Before you start participant introductions in workshops The first session of a workshop is all about […]Read More
Looking for the facilitation conference in 2023? If you use facilitation in your role we have an early Christmas present just for you! And we think it’s totally fine to start unwrapping this one early… Picture a place where you can: Become 500% confident in your facilitation skills Know where […]Read More
Being able to get traction on your project or strategic plan can be the fuel that keeps you moving I’m here with a ‘good’ interrupt, to give you some tools to review progress on any project or strategic plan that you may have been involved in over the last 12 […]Read More
I’m 500% looking forward to this International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Oceania workshop “Exploring the Future of Meetings” on 22 September from 5-6pm AEST. Join the moderator Allison Hornery and the dynamic panel of Vanessa Moss, Elizabeth Tasker and Viveka Weiley 🦉 as they take a fun and rapid fire […]Read More