Audio and video tips to help team leaders and team members to achieve extraordinary results collaboratively.
Engaging Disengaged Participants in Strategic Planning
A client recently asked me, "What do you do when you’re facilitating strategic planning and there are people that aren’t engaged? They don’t believe in the process and think things can just continue the way they’ve been."
Indeed, facilitating a strategic planning session can be a challenging task, especially when some participants aren't fully engaged and skeptical about the process. However, with a well-thought-out approach, you can overcome this obstacle and ensure that everyone's voices are heard and that the planning session is productive.
Does EVERY Meeting Need an Agenda?
One of my fellow Board members has a wonderful saying that resonates with me and most (if not all!) of my clients:
"No Agenda; No Attenda!"
But what does that really mean? Does EVERY meeting need to have an agenda?
Ensure Teamwork Among Multinational Teams
If you’re bringing together multinational teams, there are several measures you can take to ensure teamwork as they come to gather.
Demonstrate THIS to Leave a Lasting Leadership Legacy
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares a guest blog on leaving a lasting leadership legacy of kindness from Michael Kerr.
Improve Team Communication - As a Speaker and a Listener!
What would you do if you knew that communication with your teammates was going to fail? After all, you inherently know that there will be a communication mishit, but we just don't know when or where it is going to be! Whether it is during a face-to-face meeting, a virtual meeting, email, text message or shared document, here are some ideas to improve team communication.
To improve team communication as the speaker AND a listener, listen here.
Tips to Keep Your Volunteer Board Teams From Being “Bored"
Volunteer organizations usually have a plethora of boards, committees, task forces, and other types of teams to help achieve the organization’s mission.
Many of these team members are busy professionals, inspired by the organization’s good work. However, when push comes to shove, higher priorities prevail.
Follow these tips to keep your boards from being “bored.”