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Facilitation Summit on Feb 2nd Get your tickets today
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Design Thinking | January 21, 2022

Today’s story is with Erica Wood, a leadership and performance consultant from New York, New York. I spoke with Erica about the Recalibration Session, the reason behind it, and what risks she encountered.

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Podcast | January 18, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Laura Melchor McCanlies about her 25 years of experience improving people's lives with technology.  She shares what it’s like developing mission-driven teams supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development goal with robotics, A.I., and Blockchain. We then discuss why appreciating your team and being vulnerable with them is so important. Listen in to hear tips for getting more participation from teammates in meetings.  

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Podcast | January 11, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Hassan Ghiassi about his almost 20 years of experience holding space to help people improve their ability to communicate effectively, think critically, and at the same time increase cultural and emotional intelligence.  He shares what it’s like to facilitate collective conversations across different cultures. We then discuss why his goal is to help others improve their communication skills and take the mystery out of creating engaging conversations. Listen in to hear why it’s important to create a dialogue habit in your life.  

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Facilitation | January 5, 2022

Facilitating Virtual Meetings is top-of-mind for more people than ever as we shift towards remote work. There are ever increasing norms for virtual meetings; many companies, teams, and facilitators have been practicing the art of virtual meetings for a while now, and with that practice we are developing norms for virtual meetings that we feel facilitators and attendees alike should be privy too.

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Podcast | January 4, 2022

In this episode of Control the Room, I had the pleasure of speaking with Tricia Ratliff about her years of enterprise experience leading innovation initiatives, nuances of facilitation, and commonalities of successful shifts in the way people work together. She also shares how the pandemic shifted the objective of her work. We then discuss how to virtualize a program, accidental innovations, and the importance of norms, values, and ground rules. Listen in to hear why it’s important to listen to objectors of transformation efforts.