Blog Posts

Welcome to our blog! Here you can find articles written by our team of professional facilitators. 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.

We’ve Reached Consensus…Or Did We?

Date: March 23, 2016 7:06 pm

Have you ever worked in a group where the same decision gets re-visited over and over again, or a decision is made but there is little to no follow th...

How to Avoid the Perils of Groupthink

Date: March 3, 2016 7:09 pm

Irving Janis pioneered the initial research on the groupthink theory though originally coined by William H. Whyte, Jr. in 1952, Fortune magazine. He q...

How the ‘Golden Rule’ Ruined Your Last Meeting

Date: January 27, 2016 3:32 pm

We were all told as kids to treat others the way we’d like to be treated. As a method of resolving playground conflict, the golden rule can come in ...

Meeting Meltdown: Why Group Brainstorming Gets Hindered and What You Can Do About It

Date: November 12, 2015 10:45 pm

Have any of you noticed that brainstorming has earned a pretty bad reputation? Studies suggest the anecdotal experiences clients have shared around...

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