Start-Up and Wrap-Up Best Practice for Your Meetings© What Should You Consider Including in Your Meeting ‘Start-Up’ and ‘Wrap-Up’? How to make your meetings 25-40% more effective and productive! People ‘love’ meetings soo much – NOT! People typically jump right...read more
Our journey through change – personal or professional – can be a huge and sometimes overwhelming challenge. We are not always equipped or prepared to manage our emotions in ways that will help us cope or succeed. Understanding how to respond intellectually doesn’t...read more
"The word ‘COACHING’ has been applied to various types of conversations. I worked for a company who used the word ‘coaching’ very broadly. However, anytime you heard the word, you could assume it was likely a performance issue. Unfortunately, I see this same pattern...read more
The Art of Collaborative Meetings Series Part 4: HOW TO EFFECTIVELY FACILITATE A LEARNING EVENT THAT DRIVES RESULTS!
Key points for ‘Facilitation Toolbox: These ‘tools’ are really ‘process’ tools These tools will help you transfer learning in a way that the audience understands, values, is able to apply them. The more tools you have at your disposal, the more effective you will be...read more
‘The Art of Facilitation’© Part 3 of 4: How to Effectively Facilitate a LEARNING Event THAT DRIVES RESULTS!
Key points for the ‘Facilitators Attitude and Mindset’: These reflect the heart and mind of the facilitator and are ‘visible’ to your audience and reveal your true spirit / intent. The facilitator must fully embrace these tenets in order to be authentic. Honoring...read more
‘The Art of Facilitation’© Part 2 of 4: How to Effectively Facilitate a LEARNING Event THAT DRIVES RESULTS: Adult Learning Basics!
Key Points for ‘Defining and Developing Competence’: It is important to understand what competence you are trying to build in the individual and how to build on what what he/she already knows. The individual has a lot to offer – the key is to recognize it,...read more
‘The Art of Facilitation’© Part 1 of 4: How to Effectively Facilitate a LEARNING Event THAT DRIVES RESULTS!
Introduction: U.S. Companies spent over $70 billion on training in 2016. Nearly 90% of skills learned are lost and forgotten within a year. A company training budget does not translate to quality, success, or failure of your training and development effort. Top...read more
IMPLEMENT Even if you have done a great job in all the previous stages, this last stage becomes critical. If you are not clear on what needs to happen next, don’t clarify ownership or timing, you’ve wasted your time in the meeting. Clear definition of action items...read more
COLLABORATE There are 3 discussion phases that provide the pathway to group collaboration that can lead to consensus decisions. Within each of those phases are specific process tools which are suited to move the conversation along toward consensus. Consensus is not...read more
PREPARE The first step in creating more effective meetings is the PREPARE stage. There is much to consider. The ‘MEETING PLANNING TEMPLATE’ gives you a great outline you can begin to use immediately that will improve the quality of your meeting through effective...read more
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