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Dual Meeting Roles of Facilitators: Balancing Content and Process

Date: July 25, 2023 10:00 am

In any meeting, facilitators play a critical role in guiding the group toward productive discussions and decision-making. However, facilitators often ...

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Role of a Facilitator

Dealing With Resistance in Meetings

Date: July 18, 2023 10:00 am

It's true that facilitators set the tone of their meetings, and the process a facilitator provides can go a long way in preventing many forms of resis...

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What is a Training Faciloitator

What is a Training Facilitator

Date: July 11, 2023 10:00 am

When it comes to training, you may have heard the term "training facilitator" floating around. But what exactly does this mean? Well, let's dive in an...

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Online Meetings

Making the Case for Having Cameras On In Online or Hybrid Meetings

Date: July 4, 2023 10:00 am

There is ample argument for and against participants appearing on camera in virtual meetings. The challenge with hybrid meetings is that having your c...

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Lead Better Meetings

We Have to Stop Meeting Like This: Facilitating a Discussion to Establish Meeting Norms

Date: June 27, 2023 10:00 am

Each one of us has attended a bad meeting at some point in our lives. We have wandered into meeting rooms, notepad in hand, sometimes unsure of why we...

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Inclusive Meetings

Facilitating Introverted and Extroverted Participants: Myers Briggs and Facilitation Part 2

Date: June 20, 2023 10:15 am

Part 2: Facilitating Introverts and Extroverts In my last blog posting, I argued that Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results do not determine how well p...

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Process facilitation

Taking Process Facilitation to the Next Level

Date: June 13, 2023 10:00 am

Facilitation First, President and Owner, Michael Goldman, recently had the pleasure of being a guest on the Wellbeing Podcast to share his expertise o...

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Inclusive Meetings

The Introverted and Extroverted Facilitator: Myers Briggs and Facilitation Part 1

Date: June 6, 2023 10:00 am

Part 1: The Introverted and Extroverted Facilitator I’m sure that most of you have heard about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) or the relati...

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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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