The Transition Team will be away at the Twin Oaks Communities Conference from Aug. 30-Sept 14th and will be unable to reply to any inquiries until Sept 16th at the earliest. We appreciate your patience.
Attention: The Help Desk will be closed from 2/28/17-3/13/17. Review sessions can resume scheduling after 3/13/17 as well. Thank you for your understanding. Keep up the good work on Your Action Plan!
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A facilitator conducts group business and guides the Consensus process so that it flows smoothly. Rotating facilitation from Meeting to Meeting shares important skills among the members. If anyone has firsthand knowledge about facilitation, it will help the flow of all Meetings. Co-facilitation, or having two (or more) people facilitate a Meeting is recommended. Having a woman and a man share the responsibilities encourages a more balanced Meeting. Also, an inexperienced Facilitator may apprentice with a more experienced one. Try to use a variety of techniques throughout the Meeting. And remember, a little bit of humor can go a long way in easing tension during a long, difficult Meeting.
Good facilitation is based upon the following principles: