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.

5 Uncommon Functions of a Strategic Plan

A strategic plan can be much more than a “roadmap.” If you want to leverage your strategic plan beyond this simple function, read on to discover five uncommon ways you can use your plan.

reopening while coronavirus circulates

It’s clear now: the novel coronavirus will be circulating in our communities for some time. This article lays out seven strategies for re-opening effectively.

Resuscitate your strategic plan

Every organization struggles to keep their strategic plan active and alive, so they can focus their precious funding and staff on the goals that matter most. In this article, let’s diagnose why your plan might be on life-support and explore how to resuscitate it.

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.

Value Planning Workshop with Stakeholders

Value planning is a powerful process for harnessing the knowledge of technical experts and engaging stakeholders. An innovation facilitator will guide your team and selected stakeholders through a carefully designed, creative problem-solving process.

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.