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Best Practices for Facilitators

By: People Centric Consulting Group

Facilitating doesn't have to be complicated. It's meant to be easy. Use these 6 best practices to get your team where they need to go.

The Deceit of Assumption

By: Don Harkey

It's important in the workplace to be able to separate what we know and what we don't, and how to best find the missing information without making assumptions.

Breaking Down Silos

By: Don Harkey

Your organization is a machine, and just like any machine, it is going to run as it is designed.

The Art of Listening

By: Matt Griswold

All of us like to believe we are known as “good listeners”, but here's the truth - we aren't. Most of us get caught up in distractions like phones and conversations with other employees. However, when we aren’t distracted, listening looks vastly different.

Don't Fight Angry!

By: Don Harkey

In the heat of a moment, it can be easy to get wrapped up in emotion. Be sure you're using the appropriate parts of your brain to handle good conflict.

Let's Negotiate

By: Don Harkey

At our recent Leadership Mastermind, we learn best tactics for negotiating and recognizing best outcomes.

9 Practical Tips for a Successful Facilitation

By: Bethany Bishop

Facilitating is tough, but with these basic tips, you can get your team where they need to go.

Afraid of Conflict? 3 Best Practices When Facing Your Fear

By: Don Harkey

A fear of conflict is common and natural amongst people. However, this fear can become something that not only limits our effectiveness as individuals and teams, but it can also backfire and create worse conflict.  The ability of effectively confronting conflict early and often is a powerful trait.  At our Leadership Mastermind last week, we faced our fear of conflict and talked about ways to overcome it.  If you struggle with conflict, here are 3 ways you can deal with it:

Stop Avoiding Tough Conversations

By: Don Harkey

Tough conversations are intimidating, but necessary for successful management.

What Facilitation Is; And What It Isn't

By: Bethany Bishop

A facilitation is only as successful as your approach.

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