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Closing Forums With A Final Thought

It’s always good to wrap up a Forum meeting together and on a high note. A way to achieve a positive Forum closing is by …

Adding New Items To The Parking Lot
Parking Lot Tips

Adding New Items To The Parking Lot

As I mentioned in a prior post (https://tinyurl.com/yj4wq4t2), the purpose of a Forum Parking Lot is to keep an ongoing log of topics that someone …

The Ideal Moderator
Moderator/Facilitation Tips

The Ideal Moderator

I used to think that anyone could rotate into the moderator position for a Forum, and because of the systems I put in place, things …

Forum Fines and Penalties
Forum Flows

Forum Fines and Penalties

The NYC subways are notoriously inconsistent. I should have taken this into consideration when I boarded the train, knowing I only had exactly 12 minutes …

Using Forums to Instill Better Habits
Forum Overview

Using Forums to Instill Better Habits

I often think about Forums as a way to instill habits into people’s lives that they might not otherwise do. Habits such as self-reflection, journaling, …

Experience Based Values Creation
Constitution/Culture Tips

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 …

Managing Forum Financials
Constitution/Culture Tips

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, …

NEW HOME FOR THE FORUM LAUNCHERâ„¢
Announcement

NEW HOME FOR THE FORUM LAUNCHERâ„¢

To date, we’ve helped 6 different communities/organizations launch 43 new Forums for just over 400 members. I love knowing that the work we are doing …

Who Should Coach The Next Presentation?
Coaching Tips

Who Should Coach The Next Presentation?

In a prior post, I talked about setting up a system to determine who should present each month. This same system should be used to …

How To Run A Yearly Member-To-Member Assessment
Forum Overview

How To Run A Yearly Member-To-Member Assessment

Once a year, Forums should run a member-to-member (M2M) assessment as a way to give an objective measure as to how well each member is …