Responsibility Matrix, Agenda Design, and Parking Lot Management

Responsibility Matrix, Agenda Design, and Parking Lot Management

We began posting Facilitation Best Practices in 2011. Find below our three most popular posts, including Parking Lot Management. Transform Your Responsibility Matrix into a GANTT Chart — Frequently we don’t get much actual “work” done in a business meeting. Rather, we learn, decide, and agree on activities that need advancing after the meeting. There…

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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. Properly made decisions amplify productivity. Choose wisely when to work alone, speak with another person, or call for a team meeting. Here are five compelling reasons to host facilitated sessions: Why host facilitated sessions? The advantages to a structured meeting or workshop…

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How to Facilitate Scientists

Considerations on How to Facilitate Scientists, Asians, and Europeans

Recently on a blog, an informal group of mathematicians solved a tough and long-standing mathematics problem in a few weeks. Additionally an MG RUSH alumnae wrote about preparing for an executive workshop and how to facilitate Europeans and Asians between two different companies. The following captures considerations on how to facilitate scientists, as well as considerations…

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Meeting Communications Plan

Meeting Communications and Results are Delivered with Guardian of Change

Guardian of Change (Meeting Communications Plan) Purpose of Meeting Communications The Guardian of Change provides a method for managing meeting communications.  For meeting results,  it delivers your meeting communications plan. Empirical research shows that it is best to guard and protect communications than to simply shout out.  Different audiences need different parts of the message and may…

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