or several years Facilitation First has been proud to be a part of the Chinese Professionals Association of Canada’s Leadership Development Program (LDP). This program helps internationally trained professionals move from technical roles to management positions and is the first of its kind in the immigrant community.
Facilitating with Ease Regina: June 2 – 3, 2014 We’re pretty excited about some of the meeting apps on the market. So, as yet another Â way to help you lead more effective meetings, we’re giving one of our Regina workshop participants an Apple iPad…
Youâ€™ve been there before â€“ a meeting where the boss wants to forego analysis and make a decision now; a co-worker who runs roughshod over quieter team members; or a subject matter expert who never shuts up. Whatever their motivation, meeting â€œdominatorsâ€ are a leading…
In Bad Meetings, There are No Innocent Bystanders: Techniques for the Facilitative Meeting Participant
Often when one of our trainers is leading a session on meeting effectiveness, a participant will exclaim, “it’s not my fault we have bad meetings, I’m just an attendee.” The days of hiding behind your doodle-covered agenda are over. In our seminars we refer to meeting participants, not attendees, because showing up is only the first step to being an effective contributor to a meeting.
Instead of a ‘newsletter’ we’ve shifted our focus to creating a blog you can access anytime to read our articles or download tools useful for facilitating all kinds of events. We are so happy to continue providing you with resources for improving your meeting facilitation skills to drive value for your team or clients.