Resources

Resources

Meetings rooms that encourage collaboration

Successful meetings don’t happen by chance. They’re thoroughly planned, well facilitated and fully documented. The ideas discussed are followed through and implemented. Successful meetings involve participants who are focused, prepared for the session and know why they’re there. And successful meetings are held in a space that suits their purpose. There’s no such thing as

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Event organisers’ checklist

Here’s a checklist to help you decide what’s needed for a successful event. Not all tasks will be relevant for all events. Initial planning Define the event’s purpose and intended audience Choose the speaker/facilitator/MC Book the venue Develop the budget Complete a risk assessment Invite people to attend Develop publicity material Invite participants (advertise; take RSVPs; take

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Framing the environment for mediation, interviews and counselling

Professional mediators, interviewers, counsellors and facilitators frame conversations in three ways: They frame content and guide the discussion They frame process by establishing ground rules and promoting meaningful interaction They frame the environment by making decisions about when, where and how a session will run. A well-chosen, carefully framed environment can encourage meaningful conversations and

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