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Encouraging Discussion

  This is a follow-up to the blog I wrote a few months ago, They Won’t Speak if You Don’t Listen. In that post, I mentioned that facilitators have two fundamental goals. They need to (1) encourage...
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Featured Facilitation

They Won’t Speak if You Don’t Listen

  One of the biggest problems facilitators have is very basic: failure to stay in the moment to listen and respond to what people have to say. When we work with facilitators in our workshops, we...
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Facilitation - Jun 27, 2011

During Training: It’s not always about the right answer

When we’re working with trainers on their facilitation skills, one of the common issues we see is the trainer’s attempt to get to the “right” answer as quickly as possible. No matter how subtle or complex the question might...
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Facilitation - Nov 4, 2010

Hands on Hips -- OK or Not?

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Facilitation - Sep 15, 2010

The BEST Way to Start a Presentation

QUESTION: According to most public speaking experts, the first 30 seconds of a speech are extremely crucial for the success of a presentation. So, what’s the best way to start a presentation?
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Facilitation - Mar 10, 2009

Permanent Marker + Whiteboard = No Problem!

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