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Tips & tricks: Driving dialogue

By 27th December 2017March 30th, 2020Providing professional facilitation, Tips & tricks
Meeting question

Ever run a meeting where you ask for questions but get total silence? Or the usual people dominate and no-one else gets a word in?

One of the best ways to engage your people in meetings and avoid those awkward silences is to split people into small teams to discuss their questions, comments and reflections.

Get them to choose a spokesperson. Then ask each team, in random order, to voice their points – and respond as fully as you can.

More ideas like this in our workshop on running meetings