Facilitator Training 101: Four Roles of Effective Facilitation

We all have the ability to play numerous roles in life, such as switching quickly between parent and child when attending a family gathering, or switching quickly between friend and customer when shopping or dining with a significant other. Likewise, structured facilitator training enables facilitators to switch their consciousness quickly between the roles of facilitator…

Meeting Graphics: Mandala

Why care about meeting graphics and illustrations? Visual Basics

Illustrations help capture concepts, ideas, and processes which replace the use of words. Why should we care about meeting graphics and illustrations? Therefore, illustrations enable participants to… Agree on concepts Create a memorable strategic plan for vision, mission and objectives Explore complex ideas Find common ground and overcome communication problems Identify key problems “See” what we mean…

How to Build Consensus---FAST

What is MG Rush FAST, Why You Should Care, and How FAST Can Help You

MG RUSH created the FAST technique for running more effective meetings and workshops that require group input, consensus, and decision-making. You should care about What is FAST if you personally lead meetings, teams, and groups of people because the FAST technique will make you more successful. Most academic books, classes, and courses focus on the individual;…