Balance

How to Converge Your Brainstorming Input—Key Measure (continued)

Brainstorming‘s third activity, frequently called ‘convergence’, may take the form of decision criteria. Criteria can take different forms, as shown below. Purpose Here we define how an organization will measure its progress as it reaches toward its future vision. Defined—key, measures, objectives, goals, and considerations: A key is something of paramount or crucial importance. A…

Host Facilitated Sessions

Five Compelling Business Reasons: Why Host Facilitated Sessions

The most important action most people take every day is to make choices, to decide.  Productivity is amplified when decisions are properly made.  Choose wisely when to work alone, speak with another person, or call for a meeting.  Here are five compelling reasons to host facilitated sessions: The advantages to a structured meeting or workshop include: Higher quality…

Transform Force-Field Analysis into Actions

How to Facilitate Transforming Force-Field Analysis into Actions

This force-field analysis tool modifies and improves upon a similar approach called “pros & cons.” Force-field analysis helps groups identify and prioritize opportunities for improvement, especially among project teams.  Force-field analysis makes it easier for groups to organize their thinking while encouraging thoughtful exploration.  Once supportive and hindering forces are identified, the group analyzes their impact, leading to ideas and actions that reinforce the…