How to Manage Group Conflict Resulting in Higher Quality Deliverables

Don’t Run! Learn How to Manage Group Conflict

A meeting without conflict is a boring meeting, and we’ve seen very little value derived from predictable and unexciting meetings and workshops. Internal and external conflict reflect emotions that, when harnessed, enable creative change. So rather than run, learn how to understand and manage group conflict. Additionally, the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) aspires for…

Purposes of Meetings

94 Different Purposes of Meetings Based on More than 12 Factors

While by no means ‘exhaustive’, we researched and assembled various meeting types and purposes of meetings from dozens of sources, too many to provide attribution for a brief blog (write us if you want more detail). Therefore, we discovered it humorous that the world does not even agree on the definition of a ‘type.’ We…

Interviewing Participants

Best Method for Interviewing Participants Before Your Meetings and Workshops

MG RUSH alumni know that the single most important ingredient to meeting and workshop success is thorough preparation. Because, there is no “silver bullet” to save a session leader who is ill prepared. The most important activity while preparing for a meeting is to know where you are going—ie, ‘What is the deliverable?’ The next…

Role of Session Leader

Both Facilitator and Methodologist: Role of Session Leader

The Role of Session Leader You have a multitude of tasks to perform during the workshop. The success of the facilitator’s effort is dependent upon your skill, knowledge, and abilities as a session leader. The role of session leader includes both the traditional role of “Facilitator” discussed below and the role of “Methodologist” discussed below.…