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April 23rd, 2019 by Craig Freshley
In principle, groups work best when a facilitator manages the process. When it is someone’s job to look after the group’s process, everyone else can focus on substance. When I know that someone is managing the order of speakers, I can pay full attention to what is being said. When there is no objective facilitator and …read more
Lose now, win later
April 16th, 2019 by Craig Freshley
In principle, more important than winning any particular decision is the health of the relationships that we carry into the next decision. Is it worth it to jeopardize a long-term relationship in order to win a short-term decision? Maybe, but not likely. Further, a group member holding out for a win may block the group’s forward …read more