The Three Types of Narratives to Build Amazing Workshop Experiences
To build a powerful workshop you have to start a powerful conversation. And there's no better tool for starting a conversation than a story. I talk about the 3 types of narrative threads and several examples of each. It's jam packed!
The problem with “popcorn” style meetings and some better options
I go through all six ways I’m currently aware of to shape group conversations...Four of the six you probably know, two you might not. At the end of this, I hope you’ll have a larger, richer bag ‘o’ tricks as a facilitator or group leader.
The fourth meeting malady: #fake meetings
Last week’s episode was about setting the stage, why we need to change how we work together: The stakes are high and the system is broken. When your team is solving the wrong problems or can’t align and launch, that’s a real challenge. But it’s worse than that!
Last week’s response was awesome, on twitter and LinkedIn. The tweets above pointed to a more insidious issue that plagues many company cultures: Fake meetings. The key to fixing this starts at home, asking ourselves a few simple questions.
Solve the 3 Most Common Meeting Maladies with One Simple Tool
Think Alone before Thinking Together and Banish Groupthink. Forever!
For the next few months, I’ll be Working Out Loud, creating a book on designing and facilitating creative conversations.
Today I started that experiment. I’ve put together an outline of a book I’m going to write and will be live streaming it weekly on my Podcast and Facebook page. This is a little write up and capture of what I’ve covered: Three Common Meeting Maladies.