“Do we really need a facilitator? Can’t one of our own team members facilitate?” Good questions. And there are good answers. A professional facilitator can take your strategic planning session from more discussions to real changes.
What is your situation? As one of a small group of professional facilitators in St. John’s NL, it is vital for me to understand each company or group I work with. I always ask them what, specifically, has motivated them to bring in an external facilitator to handle their meeting or strategic planning session. The […]
My losing weight and your becoming more productive may not sound like they have much in common. Actually, they — and we — are more connected than you might think. Both processes involve motivation, setting some targets and then behaving consistently in a way that will help us meet those targets. And both processes are […]
You’ve been there. It’s your big job interview or medical school interview, or maybe your moment to ask for approval on a new initiative. You practice your answers, psyche yourself up, dress to impress, and it all starts well. But then your nerves start getting in the way and you suddenly realize you are nowhere near […]
In my last post we took a look at three ways you can improve your chances of keeping your New Year’s resolutions. Those alone can bring you real success, but the best is still ahead. It’s time now to get really, really specific… and successful! 4. Take Baby Steps Can you really give up chocolate […]
Happy New Year! Just the sound of those words suggests a new beginning; a chance to start over with a clean slate. I’ve always been a big believer in the power of a New Year’s resolution, and even though many of the people I ask seem to not make resolutions, research consistently shows that most […]