Use These Top 10 To-Do’s to Facilitate a Successful Team Building Meeting.
Successful Meetings Include These Top 10 To-Do’s
After three decades of team-building facilitation with over 500 teams in seven countries, these are my, Dan Hogan’s, Top 10 list of facilitation To-Do’s.
Use these top 10 to-do’s to facilitate your team meetings. Give this list to your teammates, too.
Here is what the top 2 on the list look like. It’s a nice two-page poster you can put on your wall or in your planning file.
Use the top 10 to-do’s to facilitate a successful team-building meeting.
- Purpose – the big picture
- Desired Outcomes – what you have at the end of the meeting
- Agenda – plan for achieving the outcomes
- Attendees – teammates who have the answers
- Decision Making – who and how the team decides
- Conduct – effective teammate meeting behavior
- Roles – clarify teammates and leaders
- Facilitator – clarify their responsibility
- Closure – how we wrap up the meeting
- Accountability – define our responsibility after the meeting
More — Facilitating Team Building Workshops Resources
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This book teaches two significant Right-Minded Teamwork (RMT) concepts:
- The RMT Myth, a short tale that presents the underlying teamwork philosophy, and
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The RMT Myth is a short, simple story. It follows three characters: Reason is a mythological character and symbolic guide who shows you how to think and behave in a Right-Minded way. As your Right-Minded teacher, Reason helps you differentiate and choose between Right-Minded and wrong-minded attitudes and behaviors. More, Ego is the negative, wrong-minded teacher who continually tells you how difficult the world is and how you must constantly fight to survive. More, and you, the The Right Choice Model uses the term “Decision-Maker” to describe the part of you that chooses to listen to Ego or Reason. More. The myth illustrates the Right-Minded Teamwork philosophy, sort of like an aspirational What you believe is your thought system. Pause and reflect on this truth, and above all, be thankful that it is true. More. The RMT process is a set of interconnected, team-building methods that together form a self-perpetuating, continuous improvement system.