Ensure that all of your meetings are magical by properly preparing for them: clarify the purpose of the meeting, only invite who is necessary, consider the possible outcomes of your meeting to gauge success, and let attendees know what to expect.
Douglas Ferguson speaks with Taylor Cone, Founder and CEO of Lightshed, about his Collaboration Design Kickoff meetings, why they are essential for all teams to do effective work together, and how they are changing meeting culture.
Douglas Ferguson speaks with Johannes Petereit, Ph.D. Student at the German Research Center for Geosciences, about the Train Together Forever meeting he and other natural science professionals come together at virtually each week to "change the way science is done."
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Sarah L. Collie, Associate Vice President for Organizational Excellence at the University of Virginia, about the influence facilitation has played throughout her professional career, how meeting disruption can happen no matter how prepared the facilitator, and more.
Douglas Ferguson speaks with Jordan Hirsch, Director of Strategy at Phase2, about his "Facilitating Everywhere Working Group" meeting and expanding Phase2's virtual offerings.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Robin Anselmi, Chief Executive Officer at Conversant and Culture-Shifting Leader, about the impact of presence in leaders leading to team innovation, the ongoing balance in assumptions, the leader's unique challenge of correction instead of perfection, and the magnitude of a connected leader in its organization.
Control the Room Podcast: Douglas Ferguson speaks with Kwame Christian about breaking down biases in negotiation, the unique approach in negotiation scenarios, strategizing conversations and key recommendations within conflict, and the superpower of negotiation in all aspects of life.