How to Engage and Mobilize Groups: 4 Proven Facilitation Techniques

Wed, Oct 05, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

When you’re tasked to lead groups, build consensus, and deliver solutions to clients or community stakeholders, the quality of every single interaction matters. Getting your board meetings, community meetings, and internal meetings RIGHT and planning them thoughtfully is a no-brainer, yet so many... (continued)


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