Facilitation Tips For Nonprofits

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Getting ready to host a video meeting? Here’s a tip to avoid fumbling when you’re sharing your screen and to keep from getting distracted — or having your participants be distracted!

In remote meetings, It’s easy to lose track of who wants to talk. Just like in person, it’s important to make sure you recognize who has something to say. Here’s a tip for keeping track of who’s turn it is to speak.

Do people have a hard time remembering the agenda or what the meeting is about? Are some more readers than watchers? Here’s a tip to make sure everyone can participate when sharing documents on screen.

Do you have trouble with participants late to meetings because they can’t find the right meeting link? Do YOU have to scramble to find the link? Here’s a simple solution.

In remote meetings, It’s easy to lose track of who wants to talk. Just like in person, it’s important to make sure you recognize who has something to say. Here’s a tip for keeping track of who’s turn it is to speak.

There are six P’s to planning a facilitation: Purpose, Product, People, Pertinent Information, Place and Process. Without the first two, you can spin your wheels.

If you’re used to using a flip chart in meetings, what can you use in a virtual meeting? There are a few simple ways to emulate that experience, including letting your breakouts have flip charts as well.

What do you do when you lose power in the middle of a video meeting? Make sure you have a Plan B. Here’s one way to keep going in the midst of the storm.

It’s human nature to focus on problems, but that can get in the way of successfully envisioning a different future. If you prime your group by getting them to acknowledge their power and prior successes, they can move forward with confidence. Here’s one way to prime them for success.

Remote meetings, like Zoom conferences, are better than a conference call. But just because we can see the participants, it doesn’t mean we can grasp the body language. That’s where listening comes in.

Remote meetings, like Zoom conferences, are better than a conference call. But just because we can see the participants, it doesn’t mean we can grasp the body language. That’s where listening comes in.