One of the most important sets of skills for leaders and members are facilitation skills.
These are the "process" skills we use to guide and direct key parts of our organizing work with groups of people such as meetings, planning sessions, and training of our members and leaders.
This is the person we call the "facilitator." Well, it is and it isn't.
Facilitation has three basic principles: The best meeting chairs see themselves as facilitators.
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In planning a good meeting process, a facilitator focuses on: A good facilitator will make plans in each of these areas in advance. There are many factors that impact how safe and comfortable people feel about interacting with each other and participating.
The environment and general "climate" of a meeting or planning session sets an important tone for participation.