Resources

Activities

The Wheel Of Life

It was hard not to get emotional as I looked at the ten pieces of paper in front of me that represented the past ten …

Constitution/Culture Tips

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 …

Meeting Agenda

Deep dive versus round table discussion

Every monthly forum meeting typically has a section dedicated to either a deep dive or a roundtable discussion. While some forums make space for both …

Parking Lot Tips

Expanding the “Needs & Leads” Section for More Value

The normal flow for the “Needs & Leads” section of a forum meeting tends to follow a rapid and one-way interaction between the members. It …

Presentation Tips

How To Use The Debate Format for Your Forum Presentation

The debate format is a great way to engage your Forum in a civil discussion where the presenter is torn between multiple options. To use …

Professional LifeLife Activity
Activities

Professional LifeLife Activity

In a prior post, I shared the LifeLine activity (https://bit.ly/3vlASd5) as a way to help members share their personal origin stories from birth until now. …

How To Onboard a New Member
Forum Overview

How To Onboard a New Member

By this point in the process, you have already gone through the process of picking a new member (https://bit.ly/3rUjDgW), and have unanimous support to have …

A Simple Way to Welcome New Members
Activities

A Simple Way to Welcome New Members

It’s a great idea to do some sort of welcome activity for a new member right at the start of the Forum meeting. While some …

Constitution/Culture Tips

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 …

Emergency Meetings
Constitution/Culture Tips

Emergency Meetings

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 …