About my Tips, Videos, and Handouts
Books on Group Decision Making – Recommended List
Carrots are better than sticks
Characteristics of Good Meeting Facilitators
Characteristics of High Functioning Groups
Community Advisory Panels Build Community Bridges
Direction more important than pace
Every Problem Has At Least Two Solutions
Good Group Tips in the Jury Room
Group Decision Method – When to Apply Which Method
Group Decision Methods – from Dictatorship to Consensus
Group Process Guidelines (Ground Rules) by Larry Dansinger
How to build community – Food!
How to decide what you don’t decide
How to facilitate meetings – Four Essential Functions
How to Form a Committee – 5 Essentials
How to get a group to cut down a list
How to handle the person who talks too much – Validate and hear from others
How to have an effective meeting – the basics
How to have movement in your meeting
How to make decisions in small groups – Mini-Multi-Vote
How to show the big picture – Use a Handout
How to Use Microphones for Group Interaction
If you could have a superpower
Informality is cool! Or is it?
Is it okay to shut someone down?
Keep your strategic plan off the shelf
Many presentations quick? How to do that!
Meeting Facilitation Techniques
Meeting Planning Steps for Facilitators
Meeting Room First Impressions Matter
Meeting Room Set Up Demonstration Video
Meeting Room Set Up Time-Lapse Video
Meeting Room Setup for Max Effectiveness
Objectives, agenda, ground rules
Okay to change plans and rules
Peace and profit come from good group decisions
Providing structure provides fairness
Robert’s Rules of Order – Key Principles Explained
Seven Secrets for Successful Meetings
Should facilitators make suggestions?
Six Simple Ground Rules for a Civil Conversation
Someone Neutral in Charge of the Process
Strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats
Take breaks to make more of your meeting
The Why and What of Positive Group Dynamics
What is a Good Group Decision?
What is a Land Acknowledgement?