Category: Constitution/Culture Tips
The Ego of Giving Advice
“Opinions are like nails: once hammered in, they are difficult to remove, and if someone can remove it, there’s still a hole.” Have you ever thought about ...
June 2, 2023
Three Signs You Should Let Go of a Forum Member
I know one Forum that signed a 30-year contract to stay together through all of life’s ups and downs. Last I heard, the group is ...
March 2, 2023
4 Ways To Increase Engagement Between Meetings
A common issue I hear with forums is that the energy, motivation, and accountability die down as soon as the monthly meeting is over. The ...
November 3, 2022
The Oddly Difficult Role of a Timekeeper
How hard can it be to set your timer to two minutes and then, when it finishes, let people know that time is up? Believe ...
April 28, 2022
Code of Conduct Template
Every Forum has a Code of Conduct that is signed by all the members and reviewed every year at the Forum retreat. Here’s a template ...
May 22, 2021
It would be wonderful if all our career/personal/family challenges happened right around the time of our monthly Forum meeting so that we could bring the ...
May 20, 2021
Don’t Use Slack As Your Forum’s Group Chat
In a prior post > https://bit.ly/3EQG4Zq < I talked about the importance of setting up a group communication tool to keep the conversation, connection, and engagement going ...
April 21, 2021
Experience Based Values Creation
Our climbing instructor took out a small hammer and tapped it against the rock. She leaned in with her ear to hear the noise the ...
February 18, 2021
Managing Forum Financials
There is no one right way to manage the financials of your Forum, so let me give you the two most common options I see, ...
February 17, 2021
The Danger of Unsolicited Advice
A core value of Forums is that each person shares only from their own personal experience and doesn’t share advice. I call this, “Speaking From ...
August 18, 2020
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