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:
Working with teams can be tough. As a facilitator, no workshop will ever go 100% to plan. In fact, legendary facilitator, Bob Dick, calls his workshop agenda ‘the fantasy for the day’. In Episode 3 of Facilitation TV my Facilitators Inner Circle colleague, Bevan Bessen and I discuss our own […]Read More
Instant, ready to use, practical tips to assist you in facilitation and working with teams Still only got six minutes to spare in your busy day for? Need to develop your skills in facilitation and working with teams? Facilitation TV is your solution! In Episode 2 of Facilitation TV, I […]Read More
Want practical tips to assist you in facilitation and working with teams? But only got six minutes to spare in your busy day? We’ve got a solution (in fact we’ll have plenty for you…) Take a look at Episode 1 of Facilitation TV where I team up with my Facilitators […]Read More
Why outdated meeting structures will turn-off a big chunk of your participants You’ve no doubt noticed an increased mix of the BIG three age groups in your meetings and workplaces. Here’s three issues that you’ll need to consider in your meeting and workshop designs from now on. Issue One The […]Read More
Beware of the Shiny Object I’ve really enjoyed partnering with APEN to run the 2014 Roadshow. This involved delivering ten workshops on ‘Designing Effective Events’ throughout Australia and New Zealand. The workshop helped participants to get their message to ‘stick’ through understanding the basic Adult Learning principles to successfully engage […]Read More
Here are some key insights from a breakthrough session that I recently attended at the Australasian Facilitators Network Conference, held in Sydney. The session was run by Kingsley Nowell and titled, ‘Behind the ‘Seens’ – Creating space in a sQuircle where division through fixed positions can be processed.’ I knew […]Read More