Hundreds of meetings fill our lives. Many are deadly dull. Some soar. Some exclude. Some embrace diverse perspectives and generate great results. THRIVE: The Facilitator's Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings is packed with proven methods to engage all voices and make meetings a joy. Whether you are a nonprofit or business leader, manager, consultant, planner or simply someone who wants your meetings to be more productive, THRIVE is for you.
You will learn how to:
Develop deep listening skills to understand the needs of your group.
Be emotionally centered and ready to lead conflicted meetings.
Craft effective icebreakers that focus attention.
Understand the importance of ground rules that build respect.
Use advanced techniques to engage every voice.
Transform an organization at all levels with strategic conversations.
Become an effective facilitator in all settings.
Each chapter covers a dimension of professional facilitation. Filled with practical tips and stories, THRIVE: The Facilitator's Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings can turn your meetings from dull to dynamic.