Resources

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://tinyurl.com/yhvsbwbq), 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 …

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 …

Open Coaching Presentation
Presentation Tips

Open Coaching Presentation

While it’s always best to take at least one hour prior to the Forum meeting to have the presenter meet with the coach, that’s not …

Create An Ideal Member Attributes List
Forum Overview

Create An Ideal Member Attributes List

In a prior post, I talked about building a Forum Intro Sheet that you can use to help recruit new members (https://tinyurl.com/yf9pef8m). One of the …

Very Structured Process
Meeting Agenda

Very Structured Process

One of the parts of Forum that surprises many people initially is how meetings are very structured. Forum meetings are packed with a lot of …

The Four Pillars of Forum
Forum Overview

The Four Pillars of Forum

Behind the structured agenda, coaching system, goals process, and presentation are four pillars that create the foundation of Forums. Everyone going into a Forum should …

Fire Fighting vs. Smoke Detecting
Forum Overview

Fire Fighting vs. Smoke Detecting

Every time I ramp up a new Forum, the first few months usually involve putting out a lot of fires that members have in their …

Don't Use Slack As Your
Constitution/Culture Tips

Don’t Use Slack As Your Forum’s Group Chat

In a prior post > https://tinyurl.com/yhsssrgs < I talked about the importance of setting up a group communication tool to keep the conversation, connection, and engagement going …

Forum coaching and presentations
Presentation Tips

The What If… Brainstorm Presentation Format

The best time to use the Brainstorm style presentation is when the goal of the topic is to generate as many ideas as possible. The …