If you are a facilitator, here is a humourous video illustrating a phrase you’ve likely heard, or worse yet, experienced, ‘sometimes facilitation is like herding cats’.
In our worst nightmares as facilitators, we picture ourselves facing groups with participants who challenge us, act out, and completely derail our sessions.
Fortunately, the good news is that almost every meeting conflict can be prevented before the meeting even begins.
One of the easiest and most powerful ways to avoid problems in the meeting is to ask small groups to self-manage their own process through clear roles. Read More….