when to hire a facilitator

What’s the rationale for hiring a facilitator? In this article, learn the 7 scenarios when your facilitator can help you stay out of trouble and on the road to success.

facilitator's toolkit fo hybrid meetings

Smoothly combine virtual & in-person meeting formats, level the playing field, and better handle the cognitive load of facilitating hybrid meetings.

survival guide to hybrid meetings

Good news! Learn how to survive and thrive the challenges of combined virtual/in-person meetings, even if you’re not the leader.

leader's guide to hybrid meetings

To help you and your team smooth the bumpy road ahead, this article gives you, the team leader, practical guidelines for holding productive hybrid meetings.

making hybrid meetings work

As your team of workers returns to the office after more than a year of working from home, one thing is certain: hybrid meetings (a combination of in-person and virtual meetings) will be more prevalent than before. Learn how to overcome the tricky aspects of these colliding formats.

Creative Manifesto

What if you need breakthrough solutions to a tricky issue? What if your team has been stuck in a thinking rut, relying on the same tired tools and assumptions? What if you need extraordinary results?
For these situations, you’ll need meeting agreements that create the conditions for “wow!” and inspire brilliance from the minds of your people.

Value Planning for City of Stevenson

Intrigued by value planning for your next big capital project or infrastructure project? Like any powerful tool, it’s designed for certain circumstances. You wouldn’t use a pole saw to trim your mustache, now would you? In this article, figure out when to use value planning for your infrastructure projects.

Innovation Facilitator

What can an Innovation Facilitator do for you? On a single project, expect some outrageously good problem-solving on your stickiest issues. Working within your organization over time, they can help you foster a culture that consistently delivers ground-breaking ideas, build systems and processes to support innovation, address challenges, and take advantage of opportunities before the competition can.

How is Decision-Making Like Play-Doh?

Leaders: How is decision-making like Play-Doh? The answer is: Depending on the process, decision-making can be a squishy muddle of unresolved brown or a crisply executed thing of beauty. Which will it be for you? Read on to discover the golden rule of decision-making.

Value Planning for Fones Road

As city managers, public works planners, and community leaders, how can you find solutions to fix aging infrastructure within your budgets? Where can you look for creative, ingenious infrastructure designs that are more affordable, community-friendly, and environmentally sensitive? What are the most innovative communities doing to address their infrastructure challenges?