Apart from school debating and one lecture presentation, nothing prepared me for my debut as an instant facilitator. I was an attendee for a computer user conference at the World Congress Centre Melbourne at Crowne Plaza. As part of the Queensland branch of the group, I had been asked to introduce each speaker and then … Continue reading The Instant Facilitator
I got the phone call about five minutes before the meeting was due to start. Someone important needed a laptop set up for a presentation. Knowing the type of laptop and the meeting room setup, I knew it would be easy, just plug the laptop in and the screen would show itself in seconds. … Continue reading Where Is My Laptop?
Keeping Bunnies in a Basket by Annabel Crabb is still one of the funniest things I’ve ever read. And today things became more complicated with Glenn Lazarus resigning from the Palmer United Party. Funnily enough, despite being political, I didn't immediately think of politics. No, selfishly, I thought of myself. You see, managing stakeholders is … Continue reading Bunnies in a Basket : Facilitation Before Persuasion