Few Leaders Possess Basic Facilitation Skills Research shows that on average, leaders of meetings and working groups are not equipped with basic group leadership and facilitation skills. Once these skills are learned, groups get far more done in less time, while saving money and loads of frustration. Artful utilization of these skills helps to create […]
Collaboration Requires Focus on Group Dynamics AND Results Effective facilitation of people processes yields huge leverage to you as a business leader. Synergy builds within your group when your people feel valued and heard, increasing their value to your organization. Facilitative Leadership will directly impact your revenue and retention rates.
Effective group leadership and facilitation skills aren’t widely taught. Leaders and project managers receive little training in the “context” in which their technical skills are meant to be used—within groups of people! Group process is a science unto itself. Fortunately, what you need to know is not all that hard to learn.
Are you a manager, facilitator, or trainer seeking to move your teams beyond the head butting phase? Facilitating cooperation and effective communication within and across working groups is often our greatest challenge. Statistics show that executives spend half their time in meetings and most of them will tell you that much of that time is wasted. […]