Resources

Presentation Tips

Sharing Financials In Forums

The two topics that often cause the most friction within Forums when it comes to sharing deeply, are intimacy and finances. For this post, I …

Goal Setting Tips

Setting Up Goal Buddies Within Your Forum

We all know that the more times you see a goal, the higher your chance of achieving that goal. That is why experts say to …

Constitution/Culture Tips

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 …

Code of Conduct

Dealing With Late Members

As a Forum moderator, it’s incredibly frustrating to have a jammed-packed agenda that starts at 5 pm, but then members trickle in, so you start …

Forum Overview

The Dangerous Universal “You” Language

“You know how when you go to Whole Foods, and you buy that $12 peanut butter smoothie, but it doesn’t have enough protein in it, …

Monthly Reflection Tips

Rating Monthly Updates

The best monthly updates areā€¦ worked on for at least 30 minutes before the meeting instead of last minute or made up in the moment. …

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 …