How often have you been invited to be part of a group assembled at a conference, planning session or workshop to explore some small group issue? Often these groups are asked to do their work without an assigned facilitator. How often have you watched groups like this struggle when no one steps in or knows how to step in to keep them on course?
In situations like this, I’ve often thought it would be a great gift to suggest someone take the lead facilitating these groups and that they be offered a short primer for how to do so. A simple model that so practical and easy to remember that they could actually use it.
In this week’s article, Facilitating Interim Small Groups, I’ve taken on the task of designing just such a simple model and outlined it below. I look forward to any feedback you have that might help refine this for use in interim small group leadership. Click here to read full article.