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:
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"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. ”
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