Facilitative Leadership

image-1The Art of Facilitative Leadership (article featured in The Systems Thinker) lists the capacities of facilitative leaders.  These competencies coincide with effective group facilitation skills.

  • Active listening skills including paraphrasing, summarizing, reflecting, and questioning
  • Generate participative discussion in groups
  • Stimulate creative thinking through brainstorming and other idea-generation processes
  • Contrast perspectives and options that might result in group conflict with individuals without taking control of the situation
  • Seek out others’ opinions in an objective and non-judgmental manner
  • Shape more powerful and strategic questions for exploration
  • and much more….

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Author: myriamlaberge

M.A. (Economics), Certified Professional Facilitator Founder & Managing Director