A Shorter Monthly Reflection

Some Forums spend less time on their Monthly reflections and don’t use the full Monthly Reflection doc I created >¬†https://tinyurl.com/yfch7hsk In these cases, I suggest this attached shorter monthly reflection doc that covers the major points but in less time. Then at the meeting, instead of giving everyone four minutes to do their update, a […]

A Better Monthly Update / Goals Sheet

A Better Monthly Update / Goals Sheet

Every month, each member of the Forum reports on what happened with them over the past 30 days as well as set up some goals for the next 30 days. Good monthly updates, and goal setting, are critical parts of a healthy Forum, but most don’t do them correctly. To help members better prepare for […]

Pre-Forum Preview

Pre-Forum Preview

Forums typically meet once a month. And even though groups usually have some sort of group chat going between meetings, there is still a lot that happens in 30 days that members won’t know about until the monthly update part of the meeting. A fun practice to do with your group a few days prior […]

The Monthly Reflection Template

Monthly-Update-Template

There are several formats that Forums use to do their monthly reflection. No one way is the correct way, and your Forum will collectively decide on the best set of reflective questions that work for your group and desired outcome.But every monthly update tends to cover these sections: OVERALL What one word would best summarize […]

Monthly Reflection Preparation

Monthly Reflection Preparation

Every month, each member of the Forum gets an opportunity to share their reflection on what happened with them over the past 30 days. Each person is usually only given 3-5 minutes to share their 30-day reflection, so the brevity of words and thoughts is key for a Monthly Update, otherwise, you will run out […]

Sharing Your Monthly Update With Your Spouse

Sharing Your Monthly Update With Your Spouse

Earlier this year I started sharing my monthly update with my wife after learning about the idea from another Forum mate. While confidentiality is critical to a highly functioning Forum, it’s not fair in terms of the sacred trust of a relationship to keep my wife in the dark, and guessing, about what my group […]