ToP Focused Conversation

Generate meaningful, productive dialogue around any topic with this powerful, universally applicable framework.


This common-sense approach leads naturally to a meaningful exchange of ideas and is helpful to conduct purposeful discussions, capture a group’s best thinking, stimulate candid feedback, surface new ideas and build creative solutions.

Learn how to design and facilitate effective meetings where participation is key to success.  Become more effective in facilitating virtually every form of group communication.

There are thousands of appropriate situations to use this tool, including:

  • Decision making
  • Managing and supervising
  • Evaluating and reviewing
  • Preparing, designing and planning
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Interpreting information
  • Celebrating and recognizing achievement

Course Applicable To:

  • Facilitators, trainers, and consultants
  • Business leaders, executive directors, and board members
  • Managers and supervisors
  • Educators and health practitioners
  • Project and team leaders
  • Local, state, and federal officials
  • Active citizens and community workers
  • UX and product designers
  • Anyone who wants to lead meaningful and productive conversations


Course Pricing: Corporate or large nonprofit - $600, Public or government - $500, Independent Consultant or Mid-sized nonprofit - $450, Student or small non-profit - $325

An Early Bird Discount of $25 is applied if the course is paid in
full three weeks prior to course date.


"I’m especially excited about the way the methods allow and encourage different perspectives without getting bogged down with debate."

- Iris Preece
City of Fremont Human Resources


“I am now using those methods continuously in my consulting and coaching, and they are so helpful. The Focused Conversation has really helped me frame up discussions so nicely. ”

-Past Participant

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