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Welcome to our blog! Our posts feature tips, tricks, tools, dilemmas and discussions that will help you improve your personal facilitation skills and increase your understanding of how to collaborate effectively. Like what you see? Sign up to receive our new articles at the bottom of this page.

Group Facilitator

Sequential Questioning Technique for a Group Facilitator

Date: May 30, 2023 10:15 am

The Sequential Questioning Technique is a powerful diverging tool for facilitating group discussions and gaining perspective on differing viewpoints. ...

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Facilitation, Starting meetings on time.

5 Tips to Start Your Meetings on Time

Date: May 23, 2023 10:15 am

How often do your meetings start on time? Sadly, in most organizations the answer is “not nearly often enough.” While the obvious costs are quite...

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facilitating Hybrid Meetings

Facilitation Techniques for Hybrid Meetings

Date: May 16, 2023 10:00 am

Hybrid meetings are the new norm in today's business world. They bring together the best of both worlds, allowing people to connect in person while al...

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Facilitative Leadership

Facilitation as a Leadership Superpower

Date: February 23, 2023 12:11 pm

Why Facilitative Leaders Foster More Engaged, Productive Teams Modern-Day Leadership Given the new remote-first work environments many of us are ope...

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Virtual Training Tips for Engagement

How Can You Make Virtual Training More Engaging?

Date: February 23, 2023 11:45 am

While many of us have valued the convenience of virtual training, there is little doubt that virtual and hybrid training sessions can be disengaging. ...

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Collaborative Problem Solving

How do you solve problems collaboratively in meetings?

Date: February 23, 2023 11:35 am

The first thing that you, the meeting facilitator, should do when leading a problem-solving meeting is define what the problem is. I find too often pe...

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Neutral Facilitator

How to Maintain Facilitator Neutrality When You Are Anything But!

Date: January 19, 2023 4:31 pm

Facilitation Skills: Avoiding the trap of ‘facipulation’ During a recent workshop, a project manager expressed concerns about advocating strict n...

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Effective Virtual Meetings

How Do You Make Virtual Meetings More Engaging?

Date: January 19, 2023 4:18 pm

There are many tactics for making virtual meetings more engaging, chief among them is the use of a digital platform’s interactive features. It’s c...

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Meeting Chair Responsibilities

What are the Responsibilities of a Facilitative Meeting Chair?

Date: January 19, 2023 4:08 pm

For the many organizations who rely on Boards, Councils and Committees to advance their mandates, it is critical that those Chairing the meeting under...

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