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:
Be ready for some facilitation tips this week. I’ll be your ‘live’ correspondent at the International Association of Facilitators conference in Adelaide starting on Tuesday. What’s in Store? Well…lots! You’ll get to hear about: Dealing with conflict in groups (from a 1.5 day intensive workshop with Kimberly Bain) Big fat […]Read More
Are you using team collaboration methods in your work? Do you need some practical ‘how to’ information? Great! You’re in the RIGHT place! Why? Because right now you can gain direct access to your Spring newsletter. In this edition you’ll find how to: Make community engagement engaging (using a different […]Read More
This was a session run by the magnificent Mary Maher at the Australasian Facilitators Network conference last week. I’ll share some insights next week. Let’s start with the client’s attitude to the workshop participants and the questions we should consider: a. Are they valued? b. What’s the match between client […]Read More
Yep! That’s why he sang ‘A little less conversation – a little more action!’ Imagine this scenario… You’re running a planning session. You’re clear on the purpose. There’s been robust discussion with several viewpoints exchanged. Now it’s time to make sense of all this and generate some tangible outputs. Things […]Read More
This is a double-whammy update! 1. You get to hear about a great new event coming up; and 2. I’m lifting the lid on a new business venture..more on that tomorrow.. So firstly…Imagine… …You’ve been asked to run a Strategic Planning session. Your client (or your boss) says..”By the way, […]Read More
Your Winter Facilitation newsletter is now out! If you’re looking to improve your skills in: Facilitation Community engagement Building teams Effective promotion ..then you’re in the right place! In your Winter Facilitation newsletter, find out about: How to double your survey response rate Measuring effectiveness of your community engagement processes […]Read More