Our process for virtual delivery includes preparing workshop participants on the content and technical aspects of virtual interaction and the different ways to ensure participants productively contribute to discussions. In this article we share our facilitators’ top tips on how to get the most from the online facilitation tool, Zoom!Read More
Virtual meetings have fast become our new normal; and while principles for running effective in-person meetings remain highly relevant, we need to adjust our approach and focus to get the most out of our virtual interactions.Read More
From what we can see, we may be working virtually for an extended time – some projections are pushing out to the end of 2020. With that in mind the temptation to wait until things get back to ‘normal’ may not be the best solution. It is vital to focus on the important conversations that need to be had. Thinking through what needs to stay on the agenda to ensure your organisation or team keeps moving has never been more important.
We can help you identify the wider implications of the COVID-19 pandemic and keep your organisation moving.
We explore the necessary conditions for a culture of accountability and how to foster these conditions when working remotely by focusing on two factors: the right cadence and using the right digital tools.Read More
Our commitment to deep preparation, expert facilitation and outcomes orientation remains unchanged in light of the current COVID-19 pandemic. That said, we have been turning our minds to key questions our clients are currently grappling with: ‘What does this mean for our strategy? What happens to our strategy offsites and other key workshop dates in the calendar?’
This collection of articles gives you an overview of the way our team of strategy experts approach strategy and strategic discussions.
In the current remote working environment, orchestrating and participating in a remote workshop presents a unique challenge. Presenting content, moderating questions, paying attention to and responding to the chat function, and using technology effectively is difficult.
In this article we reprise our list of top ten reasons to use an external facilitator with a focus on remote (or digital) workshops and conversations.
The current COVID-19 situation is first and foremost a health concern. We must keep our people and workplaces safe and reduce the risk to our families and communities. The secondary challenge is keeping the wheels of our economy and businesses turning. Decisions still need to be made, strategies and plans developed, and we still have to bring together groups for powerful, meaningful collaboration if we are to continue to deliver as best we can through turbulent times. In light of this, we thought we’d share five practices for conducting successful remote/digital workshops.Read More
Hard though it is, choreographing a great strategy workshop, with meaningful, compelling outcomes is only half the battle. The other half is doing something with them – committing to a series of interrelated next steps and getting them done. While it’s not hard to justify the dollar investment in your strategy workshop, it is important to get full value from the workshop outcomes.Read More
Looking for an external facilitator but don’t know where to start? Feeling like the search is just pot luck? In this article we discuss how our expert facilitators can add exceptional value to your event and turn your decision from plain ‘pot luck’ to feeling like you’ve won the trifecta!Read More
We know that finding the right venue for your workshop or conference is a critical piece in your event organising puzzle. So to help you in your search we have outlined some of our facilitators’ favourite workshop venues.Read More