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Facilitation 101 LMJ Strategic Coaching  Linda Johnson, MA  www.lmjstrategic.com Copyright 2009 LMJ Strategic Coaching . A...
<ul><li>Prepare your opening to the group. It should include: </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose (Your objective) </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>ALWAYS  have an agenda. Review and clarify roles with the group. See enclosed agenda sample. </li></ul><ul><li>Foc...
<ul><li>AGENDA SHOULD INCLUDE: </li></ul><ul><li>WELCOME </li></ul><ul><li>INTRODUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>OVERVIEW OF OBJE...
Engaging Participants
<ul><li>Use questions to redirect, probe, and clarify participant’s contribution. See Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>How woul...
<ul><li>See enclosed worksheet. </li></ul>Managing Dysfunction in the Group
<ul><li>Ask open questions like: </li></ul><ul><li>How can I support you? </li></ul><ul><li>What could I do to help better...
<ul><li>Let the group be the last to talk. </li></ul><ul><li>What have you appreciated most from the time we have spent to...
<ul><li>Books to Read: </li></ul><ul><li>The Skilled Facilitator by Roger Schwartz </li></ul><ul><li>The Secrets of Facili...
<ul><li>Worksheet developed by Vance Engleman, Director, Options International August 1992 Adapted from: How to Make Meeti...
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  1. 1. Facilitation 101 LMJ Strategic Coaching Linda Johnson, MA www.lmjstrategic.com Copyright 2009 LMJ Strategic Coaching . All rights reserved
  2. 2. <ul><li>Prepare your opening to the group. It should include: </li></ul><ul><li>The purpose (Your objective) </li></ul><ul><li>The process (What they are going to do) </li></ul><ul><li>The payoff (What they are going to get) </li></ul><ul><li>The presenter information( Why you are making the presentation) </li></ul>Guidelines for Facilitation
  3. 3. <ul><li>ALWAYS have an agenda. Review and clarify roles with the group. See enclosed agenda sample. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus your attention on the goals of the group </li></ul><ul><li>Keep the meeting on track and stick to your timeframe </li></ul>Guidelines for Facilitation Cont:
  4. 4. <ul><li>AGENDA SHOULD INCLUDE: </li></ul><ul><li>WELCOME </li></ul><ul><li>INTRODUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>OVERVIEW OF OBJECTIVES </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTATION </li></ul><ul><li>CLOSING </li></ul>Agenda Sample
  5. 5. Engaging Participants
  6. 6. <ul><li>Use questions to redirect, probe, and clarify participant’s contribution. See Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>How would you describe what you’d like to accomplish in this meeting </li></ul><ul><li>What are you working on right now that you are excited about? </li></ul><ul><li>What have you accomplished since we last met </li></ul>Engaging Participants Cont:
  7. 7. <ul><li>See enclosed worksheet. </li></ul>Managing Dysfunction in the Group
  8. 8. <ul><li>Ask open questions like: </li></ul><ul><li>How can I support you? </li></ul><ul><li>What could I do to help better us achieve our goals for the meeting? </li></ul><ul><li>What makes the most sense about what we’ve covered so far? </li></ul>Keeping Aligned
  9. 9. <ul><li>Let the group be the last to talk. </li></ul><ul><li>What have you appreciated most from the time we have spent together today? </li></ul><ul><li>What have been the two or three benefits you’ve received from this meeting today? </li></ul><ul><li>In what ways will you be able to apply what you have learned? </li></ul>Meeting Closers
  10. 10. <ul><li>Books to Read: </li></ul><ul><li>The Skilled Facilitator by Roger Schwartz </li></ul><ul><li>The Secrets of Facilitation” The S.M.A.R.T Guide to Getting Results by Michael Wilkinson </li></ul>Resources
  11. 11. <ul><li>Worksheet developed by Vance Engleman, Director, Options International August 1992 Adapted from: How to Make Meeting Work by Michael Doyle and David Straus </li></ul><ul><li>Oakley, E. and D. Krug. Enlightened Leadership: Getting to the Heart of Change, (1991) Simon & Shuster </li></ul>References

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