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Pre-Setting The Speaking Order
Moderator/Facilitation Tips

Pre-Setting The Speaking Order

I know it sounds strange, but a lot of time and group energy is wasted in determining who goes next during a meeting. This is …

3 Minute Body Scan Video
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3 Minute Body Scan Video

In a prior post (https://tinyurl.com/y4vh8ejr) I talked about the value of starting a Forum meeting with a meditative 3-minute body scan using Calm or Headspace. …

A Pre-Forum Teaser Update
Moderator/Facilitation Tips

A Pre-Forum Teaser Update

Because Forums typically only meet once a month, many things happen throughout the month that members might not know about with each other. To build …

5 Alternative Ways To Give Presentation Feedback
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5 Alternative Ways To Give Presentation Feedback

During a normal presentation, each person gets three minutes to share feedback related to the core challenge. Most of the time, people will only share …

Leveraging Virtual Break Out Rooms
Moderator/Facilitation Tips

Leveraging Virtual Break Out Rooms

The typical flow of a Forum meeting is for everyone to be together in one large group for the full 3-4 hours. Normally, during in-person …

QUESTION - Should I join a brand new Forum or an existing Forum?
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QUESTION – Should I join a brand new Forum or an existing Forum?

This is a great question that comes up often and while there isn’t one correct answer, let me share the pros/cons on each option: Existing …

Silencing A Chatty McChatster
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Silencing A Chatty McChatster

Every Forum has one, or two, people who like to talk. These people often dominate the conversation and take up more than their allotted time. …

The Danger of Unsolicited Advice
Constitution/Culture Tips

The Danger of Unsolicited Advice

A core value of Forums is that each person shares only from their own personal experience and doesn’t share advice. I call this, “Speaking From …

How to Run the Deep Dive
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How to Run the Deep Dive

Every Forum meeting typically has one Presentation and one Deep Dive. A Presentation is meant for one person to share their challenge and get support …

Pre-Paying for Retreats
Retreats

Pre-Paying for Retreats

Yearly Forum Retreats create some of the deepest bonds between Forum members, but the lead up to the retreat is also the number one time …