Monthly Archives September 2017

Facilitation is in Your Future

My friends and I recently read an article in Fast Company by Brandon Klein on facilitation as a vital competency for leaders. Klein writes, “Being a good facilitator isn’t the same as knowing how to manage people or run a meeting. It all comes down to understanding the tools–and structure–that help people collaborate.” Indeed, David Isaacs, a co-originator of The World Café process says, “A primary role of leadership is to design, convene, and host conversations that matter.”* (See endnote) We agree that to facilitate well one needs to know what different tools and structures exist to help create the best conversation