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Articles Tagged ‘Leading a meeting’

Using The “Six Limbs” of Facilitation to Make Meetings Work

Understanding the “six limbs” of facilitation will help you juggle meeting dynamics better. What Are the “Six Limbs?” A facilitator needs to keep six avenues of awareness open to facilitate effectively. Awareness of the “six limbs” is a kind of hyper-awareness that we don’t tend to need during other parts of our lives. This hyper-awareness…
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How to Keep Meetings Active and Productive

As a facilitator, you are responsible for achieving the meeting outcomes, maintaining full participation, and ending on time. How do you maintain meaningful, focused conversation throughout? These five tips will help. 1.  Playback. Reiterate what a participant has said as closely as you can. Try not to infer meaning.“Greg, I’m hearing you say that you…
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The Most Important Tool for Successful Meetings

Do you wish you ran better meetings? By using an outcome based agenda, you will experience an immediate, extraordinary improvement.

Who Cares About Facilitation Skills?

by Guila Muir info@guilamuir.com Why Facilitation Skills are Important: A different kind of power

How to Prevent Meetings From Hell

With technology forcing constant change in our workplaces, the true “hot commodity” over the next twenty years will be meaningful, face to face contact. However, that contact must be productive. Increasing facilitation skills – of all employees – is key. Over 80% of my training participants tell me that the number of meetings they must…
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