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Every Meeting Ever
 
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Forget Ground Rules. Here's a Better Way to Start Your Meeting
 
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How well you start a meeting, how you set expectations and create an environment of psychological safety, is a key determinant of meeting success. Brainstorming ground rules, while well intentioned, rarely changes meeting behaviors. Here's a better way.
Views: 68 Robert Benson
Ground Rules
 
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Ground Rules
 
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These are ground rules for any training session-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
Views: 931 Shefali Kulkarni
Ground Rules
 
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These are a set of rules that we need to follow during PSD lesson.-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/ . Make your own animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
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BRAINSTORM Rule 2 - No Bad Ideas
 
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When Brainstorming, remember there are: No Bad Ideas. Watch and learn!
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Brainstorming Rules - Rule 2: Be Curious, Not Critical
 
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Part of our 6 part series on Brainstorming Rules. This episode looks at being curious, not critical during brainstorming. Click here to watch the entire playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsrH88_tlWq0hph7TBVVBuM6j1U6vroeC Learn more online: http://www.culturologyworks.com/ Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Culturologyworks?ref=ts&fref=ts Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Culturology1
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Patrick Rothfuss: "A Writer of Things" | Talks at Google
 
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The Talks at Google program hosted Patrick Rothfuss in the Cambridge, MA, office on March 21st, 2014. Pat's works are available wherever books are sold, including on Google Play: http://goo.gl/B7uWM3 . Worldbuilders can be found at http://www.worldbuilders.org . The first two books in the Kingkiller Chronicle are a first-person account of the life of Kvothe, a notorious magician, an accomplished thief, a masterful musician, and an infamous assassin. He has made himself a legend - but the creator of a legend can also become its victim. "It is a rare and great pleasure to come on somebody writing the way (Patrick Rothfuss does)." - U. K. LeGuin Legendary fantasy writer Patrick Rothfuss disappeared from public view some time ago. There is an innkeeper in a small town in the remote province of Wisconsin who looks vaguely like him if the light is dim enough and you've had enough drinks. You can find more Patrick Rothfuss paraphernalia at his sites: http://www.patrickrothfuss.com . As a note to fans, this video contains spoilers and plot discussions for the Name of the Wind, Wise Man's Fear, and the Adventures of Princess and Mr. Whiffle. Cliff Redeker of the Talks at Google team facilitated the interview.
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What About Personality Conflicts?
 
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There can be personality conflicts on teams and at the meetings. Some meetings are like a verbal fist-fight – someone leads with a sarcastic statement, someone responds with an innuendo. Even though people selected the same industry, interviewed to work in the same organization, personalities might still clash. Hopefully you have a ground rule that you can refer to that will stall or permanently stop the disrespectful speech. If not, it’s time to establish one. When a sarcastic statement is voiced, ask for specifics, or ask them what they mean by their comments. A useful method to manage personality conflicts is to split the meeting participants into two or three sub-groups and put them on separate teams. You may be able to create some friendly competition that will produce positive results and soften the personality clash. Also, taking a break or two can help diffuse the tension. If it continues to fester, you can simply stop the meeting and ask the group or team for suggestions. Get it out in the open and discuss it rationally. It is clear that these two people find it challenging to work together. As a group, brainstorm twenty or thirty ideas that could be considered that could help make meetings more constructive than destructive. When it comes to personality conflicts at work…we need to find a way to make it work. Sometimes people are scrapping with each other to get appreciation or at least get some attention. Sometimes it is their personality or sometimes it is their sense of humor. No matter what it is…it is destructive…to the team and to morale. Have the courage to address the issue and move your meetings forward.
Views: 1291 Kit Welchlin
Effective Case Conference Meetings with Angela McKinney, Ph.D. PART 2
 
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Part 2 of Dr. McKinney's presentation on the topic of Effective Case Conference Meetings.
Views: 102 Indiana IEPRC
ILSAS TRAINING GROUND RULES
 
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Views: 185 Naz Ren
Shane Snow: "Dream Teams: Working Together without Falling Apart" | Talks at Google
 
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The best teams are more than the sum of their parts, but why does collaboration so often fail to fulfill this promise? In "Dream Teams", Snow takes us on an adventure through history, neuroscience, psychology, and business, exploring what separates groups that simply get by together from those that get better together. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/XMxCzN Moderated by Eric M. Ruiz
Views: 2409 Talks at Google
Boundary Breakers  Brainstorming
 
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A short video about our brainstorming. Making a brainstorming online with time zone constraints, it's a real feat !
Relationship Theory: Supporting Your Partner and Trust
 
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Tom Bilyeu and Lisa Bilyeu (@LisaBilyeu) discuss support your partner through depression and dark times, coming back from infidelity, and building trust in relationships. Tom Bilyeu is the co-founder of 2014 Inc. 500 company Quest Nutrition — a unicorn startup valued at over $1 billion — and the co-founder and host of Impact Theory. Impact Theory is a first-of-its-kind company designed to facilitate global change through the incubation of mission-based businesses and the cultivation of empowering content. Every piece of content Impact Theory creates is meant to underscore the company mission to free people from The Matrix and help them unlock their true potential. Impact Theory exists to inspire the next generation of game-changing companies and creators that will make a true and lasting impact on the world. FOLLOW TOM BILYEU TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2iyjY5P INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2j7vqX8 FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2hPStWo SHOP: https://shop.impacttheory.com/ FACEBOOK GROUP: https://www.facebook.com/groups/impacttheoryleague TOM BILYEU READING LIST: http://impacttheory.com/reading-list/ FOLLOW IMPACT THEORY TWITTER: http://bit.ly/2iC5lN3 INSTAGRAM: http://bit.ly/2hPSGJa FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/2iystOf Subscribe to the PODCAST to get episodes early: http://apple.co/2icO5wz -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "How to Make Yourself Immune to Pain | David Goggins on Impact Theory" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78I9dTB9vqM -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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Brainstorm Gone Wrong
 
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Ben and Adam try to think of ideas for YouTube videos. things get spooky! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/TheVideoShelf/318648344822384 twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TheVideoShelf
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Blitzscaling 19: Jeff Weiner on Establishing a Plan and Culture for Scaling
 
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This is session 19 of Technology-enabled Blitzscaling, a Stanford University class taught by Reid Hoffman, John Lilly, Allen Blue, and Chris Yeh. This class features Reid Hoffman interviewing Jeff Weiner, the CEO of LinkedIn.
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Susan Cain: "Quiet" | Talks at Google
 
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At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh's sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer. Passionately argued, impressively researched, and filled with indelible stories of real people, Quiet shows how dramatically we undervalue introverts, and how much we lose in doing so. Taking the reader on a journey from Dale Carnegie's birthplace to Harvard Business School, from a Tony Robbins seminar to an evangelical megachurch, Susan Cain charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal in the twentieth century and explores its far-reaching effects. She talks to Asian-American students who feel alienated from the brash, backslapping atmosphere of American schools. She questions the dominant values of American business culture, where forced collaboration can stand in the way of innovation, and where the leadership potential of introverts is often overlooked. And she draws on cutting-edge research in psychology and neuroscience to reveal the surprising differences between extroverts and introverts. Perhaps most inspiring, she introduces us to successful introverts--from a witty, high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks, to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions. Finally, she offers invaluable advice on everything from how to better negotiate differences in introvert-extrovert relationships to how to empower an introverted child to when it makes sense to be a "pretend extrovert." This extraordinary book has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and, equally important, how introverts see themselves.
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How to Brainstorm
 
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Listen to the full episode: http://LamboGoal.com/22 Join the Community: http://seanwes.com/community People often say there’s no such thing as a bad idea in a brainstorming session, but come on—is that really true? Well sure, some ideas truly are bad, but that doesn’t mean they should be discouraged in the context of a brainstorm. An objectively bad idea may provide the perfect contrast and fertile ground for a great idea to grow. This episode actually turned into a kind of brainstorm in and of itself. We talk about some practical tips for coming up with ideas, using a whiteboard, Matt's reverse funnel of specificity, why location matters, the purpose of bad ideas, and why to come into a brainstorming session with a goal. http://seanwes.com http://seanwes.com/podcast http://twitter.com/seanwes http://facebook.com/seanwes http://instagram.com/seanwes
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Zappos' Hsieh: Building a Formidable Brand
 
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Related Story: http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/news/headlines/Zappos_10_15.html Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh offers a compelling account of his transformation from callow Harvard student entrepreneur through his years as a dot-com wunderkind to the creator of a formidable brand. Zappos.com, Inc.: www.zappos.com Designing Happiness, MKT 555 media: http://faculty-gsb.stanford.edu/aaker/pages/Designing_Happiness_media.html Center for Social Innovation podcast: http://sic.conversationsnetwork.org/ Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner: http://ecorner.stanford.edu/
Facilitating Effective Meetings
 
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By the end of this webinar, you will be able to: -Identify the skills and values needed to be an effective facilitative leader -Explain what to do before, during, and after the meeting to ensure results -Explain the roles and responsibilities of the meeting requestor, facilitator, recorder, time keeper, and team members -Explain the importance of setting mutually agreed upon ground rules -Identify tools for encouraging team involvement Suggested Audience: Meeting facilitators, supervisors, and managers Presenters: Gloria Lindsay, Training Manager, California Department of Public Health Gloria Lindsay serves as the Training Manager at the CA Department of Public Health (CDPH). Prior to joining CDPH, Gloria was a Training Officer at Dept. of Aging and Dept. of Health Services. Gloria has a special passion for facilitating and mentoring facilitators. She is an active member in the Sacramento Professional Facilitators group and is a Master Facilitator and Trainer. Joan Strohauer, Education Programs Consultant, CalHR Joan Strohauer is currently an Education Programs Consultant with the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) and was formally part of on the HR Modernization Project. In this capacity, she oversees California's Virtual Training Center. Prior to joining CalHR, Ms. Strohauer worked for six years at the California Department of Education as an Education Programs Consultant in the Charter Schools Division and as a Training Manager in the Personnel Division. As a Senior Training and Development Specialist for twenty years at the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and the US Office of Personnel Management (USOPM), she managed all aspects of the employee development function, specializing in new program development, needs assessment, and training evaluation. At DLA, she spearheaded the development of a leadership program attended by over 800 employees that was awarded the DLA national Business Reengineering Champion Award. For Certificate of Completion, please visit the following link: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/Documents/training-certificate-of-completion.pdf If you have any questions, please contact training@calhr.ca.gov. Phone: (916) 445-1547
Robert Sutton | Talks at Google
 
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If you are a boss who wants to do great work, what can you do about it? Good Boss, Bad Boss is devoted to answering that question. Stanford Professor Robert Sutton weaves together the best psychological and management research with compelling stories and cases to reveal the mindset and moves of the best (and worst) bosses. This book was inspired by the deluge of emails, research, phone calls, and conversations that Dr. Sutton experienced after publishing his blockbuster bestseller "The No Asshole Rule." He realized that most of these stories and studies swirled around a central figure in every workplace: THE BOSS. Sutton discovered that most bosses -- and their followers -- wanted a lot more than just a jerk-free workplace. They aspired to become (or work for) an all-around great boss, with the skill and grit to inspire great work, commitment, and dignity among their charges.
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How to define organizational values
 
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How to Establish Personal and Organizational Values. When personal and organizational values are aligned and shared by key stakeholders great things can happen. In my last video and article (http://www.optimusperformance.ca/are-happy-and-engaged-employees-more-productive-2/) I spoke about two business leaders who claimed their company success was in great part due to their well communicated corporate values. Creating corporate values is a pretty straightforward affair. You of course need to afford the time it takes to do it. And this is where many businesses fail, as a high percentage of business owners and leaders are too busy dealing with the day-to-day business matters. Once you understand the benefits and the importance of defining your corporate values will set aside the time it takes to get it done. Just last week I facilitated a values definition meeting for customer service department. Within two hours they had shared their key personal values and agreed on their five top departmental values. The next step for them will be to define what each of those values means so they can be lived by the team members. Here are the steps to go through to set the values for your organization. It is imperative to have a skilled facilitator run these sessions. I good facilitator will set ground rules to make sure that the participants stay on track and come to a consensus. Here is the process I use: Personal Values The first step is to meet with your team and brainstorm the personal values of each team member. I like to start with a long list of personal values and have each person classify the values by order of importance using high, medium or low importance. From this list. I then have them rate the high importance, values on a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most important. Then I asked them to choose their top five most important values from the weighted list. I then have each person share their top five values and write them on a flip-chart. We then can see what the most common shared values are. Next I ask each person to choose one of the values and write down why that value is important to them. I have each person then share what they wrote and asked for comments from the others. This helps each person understand how each one thinks and helps build mutual understanding and communication. Organizational Values. I follow the same process for setting the organizational or departmental values as I did with the personal values. The differences I start with a list of values that are different than the personal values. If you do not start with a list of values, you can always have the group brainstorm a list and then go from there. Having a prepared list facilitates the process and saves time. Once we have listed the most important organizational or departmental values on the flip chart, it's often easy to see the shared most important values. Often, there may be three or four that stand out and then you have five or six that may need prioritizing. I would suggest having between four and six key values and not more. One way to prioritize the list of remaining values is to have the group go through the same exercise of waiting each value as before. This usually narrows down the list to two or three top values. Values Definition. Once the top organizational department values are determined ask each person to write down a description of each value. I ask the question, what would other people see happening if everyone in your organization or department was putting into practice these values? Depending on the size of the group. You can then have people pair up and take one value and summarize the definition of the value based on hearing what others had to say about that value. Or you could assign one person per value to take what each person wrote and summarize this in a statement. They would do this is an assignment and report back at the next meeting. Strategic Vision. Defining organizational and departmental values that are linked to personal values is a key step in creating a strategic vision and plan. It's a great way to engage people and rally them behind a purpose and mission. It is also a key element in building an autonomous team that practices continuous improvement.
Views: 17455 Stephen Goldberg
Why do traditional brainstorming sessions generally fail?  By Stephen Wunker
 
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Stephen Wunker is a specialist in new markets, he combines world-class strategy consulting and entrepreneurial skills. Wunker is the author of Capturing New Markets: How Smart Companies Create Opportunities Others Don't, named one of the five Best Business Books of 2011, as well as co-author of Jobs to be Done: A Roadmap for Customer Centered Innovation (Amacom, 2016). Steve has a long track record of creating successful ventures for his own companies and on behalf of clients. #DESCRIPTION Stephen Wunker lays out his recommendations on how to begin the process of product innovation within an organization. He discusses the limitations of brainstorming sessions and provides his systematic formula for working with the right consumer data in a productive way that can result in the creation of breakthrough ideas. Follow our Official Twitter: http://bit.ly/1tIwTzK Check out exclusive SarderTV content: Web - http://bit.ly/1xpv37D Facebook - http://on.fb.me/1EbljQi #ABOUT SARDERTV SarderTV is an independent, educational media company, focusing on the subjects that fascinate, inspire and teach executives. Because the relationship between success and learning is parallel, SarderTV provides exclusive interviews with the authors, leaders, and taste makers currently affecting industry. Led by Russell Sarder and a team of dynamic and creative programming and content creators, experienced leadership and seasoned advisors, SarderTV launched in 2012. SarderTV is an exciting, forward thinking media company focused on the promotion of learning
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Mediation in the Workplace
 
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In this video, managers learn how to mediate employee disputes. Management trainer, Judi Clements, models the 5 steps to mediating a dispute between 2 co-workers. Learn how to set ground rules, get employees to listen to one another without interrupting, brainstorm solutions, implement a solution, and plan a follow-up. www.judiclements.com
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Amy Climer - Unlocking Creative Facilitation | FacilitatingXYZ LIVE
 
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Tune in for a show with FacilitatingXYZ's Meg Bolger and Sam Killermann as they connect with Amy Climer podcast host, creative, and experiential facilitator. Amy teaches others how to lead innovative teams and helps individuals unlock their creative capacity through facilitation. Check out more facilitation resources at https://www.facilitating.xyz Show Index A little bit about Amy - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1m37s How did Amy get her start? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=3m42s What did Amy do for facilitator training? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=8m16s Besides college, what other formal training opportunities did Amy have? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=11m58s What’s Amy’s current work like? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=14m55s How does Amy explain the difference a presentation and a facilitation? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=19m6s Considering the Train-the-Trainer/Participant continuum - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=23m16s What’s the process that Amy typically uses with participants? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=26m1s Amy’s overview of Creative Problem Solving (with visual aides!) - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=28m10s An example of a Creative Problem Solving activity (The Know/Wonder List) - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=34m13s What’s an example of an “ideate” activity from the Creative Problem Solving framework? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=35m29s The idea of “The Third, Third” - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=38m17s What are Amy’s other strategies to get ideas out of her participants and what happens next? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=39m44s How Amy prevents good but “out there” ideas from getting lost? - https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=42m28s How does Amy manage a group that wants to jump ahead in the process? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=44m29s How is the process different for different size groups? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=46m29s Amy’s favorite resources on creativity https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=48m4s What facilitation techniques has Amy found helpful for her podcast? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=50m27s What have Meg and Sam learned from facilitating FacilitatingXYZ LIVE!? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=53m13s What particular things stuck out for Amy from her formal training? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=59m39s How can people get familiar with experience learning theory? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h2m13s How does Amy translate non-facilitator resources into something she can use for facilitation? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h4m30s What techniques do Meg and Sam use to digest material? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h8m29s Amy addresses how to deal with “idea fatigue” and the value of being bored https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h12m16s Applying strategies for combating “idea fatigue” to facilitation https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h16m21s How does Amy decide to change something in her workshops and what is her process? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h18m10s What’s something from Amy’s outdoor education days that she still uses and values in her work now? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h22m52s What helps Amy be prepared for working with vastly different groups of people? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h28m8s Amy’s tips on how to filter through the gossip and get to the useful information about a group. https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h32m41s What are things Amy does at the beginning of a training/facilitation to get a better sense of the group? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h35m17s Amy’s 3 words to describe facilitation https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h41m30s Amy’s one ground rule for everyone to follow https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h41m50s Something Amy still needs to be reminded of as a facilitator https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h42m32s What Amy does right before a facilitation https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h43m37s What Amy does right after a facilitation https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h44m45s What piece of facilitation advice would Amy give her 5-year-ago self? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h45m41s What still stresses Amy out as a facilitator? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h46m40s What Amy does to manage the facilitator stress https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h47m32s A unique place Amy has facilitated: https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h48m50s What a not directly facilitator-related experience that Amy thinks every facilitator should have? https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h49m33s Books Amy recommends most to others: https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h50m32s Online resources from Amy: https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h52m3s Final advice from Amy: https://youtu.be/UsZwdUvFnSc?t=1h53m26s For resources mentioned in the show visit: http://www.facilitating.xyz/unlocking-creative-facilitation-amy-climer/
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How Do You Start A Meeting??
 
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Running Effective Meetings
 
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How do you manage a dynamic, effective meeting? Learn meeting roles, how to use an agenda effectively and how to manage meeting time.
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How to spot a liar | Pamela Meyer
 
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http://www.ted.com On any given day we're lied to from 10 to 200 times, and the clues to detect those lie can be subtle and counter-intuitive. Pamela Meyer, author of Liespotting, shows the manners and "hotspots" used by those trained to recognize deception -- and she argues honesty is a value worth preserving. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes, Pattie Maes on the "Sixth Sense" wearable tech, and "Lost" producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Closed captions and translated subtitles in a variety of languages are now available on TED.com, at http://www.ted.com/translate.
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MINECON Earth 2018 Livestream
 
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MINECON Earth is back! The ultimate Minecraft liveshow, beamed to every corner of the globe! Watch for major new announcements and join in the 'crafty fun wherever you are worldwide! Read more about MINECON Earth: https://minecraft.net/minecon See the latest from our community: https://minecraft.net Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/minecraft Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/minecraft
Views: 749317 Minecraft
The Gut: Giulia Enders, All About Women 2017
 
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What if the key to living a happier, healthier life is already inside of us? Inquisitive and talented microbiology student and bestselling author Giulia Enders explores one of the most complex, important, and even miraculous parts of our anatomy - the gut. https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/sydney-opera-house-presents/talks-and-ideas.html Subscribe and find more videos from Ideas at the House: http://www.youtube.com/ideasatthehouse Get a new talk every week on our podcast: Audio - https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sydney-opera-house-ideas-at/id640445035 Video - https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/sydney-opera-house-ideas-at/id640444896 Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/IdeasAtTheHouse Twitter - https://twitter.com/ideasatthehouse
Views: 25213 SOH Talks & Ideas
Step 1 - Determine Roles and Norms
 
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In this video clip of The Standards-Based Tuning Protocol, the facilitator works with the group to determine and clarify the roles of facilitator, presenting teacher, time keeper and note taker. Next, the facilitator, established the collaborative norms the group will use and keep in mind during the conversation.
Christina Tosi: Emulsions and Foams, Science and Cooking Public Lecture Series
 
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Enroll in Science & Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to Soft Matter Science from HarvardX at https://www.edx.org/course/science-cooking-haute-cuisine-soft-harvardx-spu27-1x Top chefs and Harvard researchers explore how everyday cooking and haute cuisine can illuminate basic principles in physics and engineering, and vice versa. The recording of these lectures was supported by the Harvard MRSEC program of the National Science Foundation under award DMR-1420570 MRSEC (http://www.mrsec.harvard.edu/), SEAS (http://www.seas.harvard.edu/), and HarvardX.
Views: 95580 Harvard University
YOUR DAUGHTER CAN'T TOUCH ME!
 
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I STILL don't want to get touched by ANYONE Not even little kids! https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Qcknd Tattoo Playlist:https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDR6RN4sZ1nJtXge1LC1BSbb_pUZfywmY Unwarranted touches, from children or adults are still that. Not okay. Pocono Vlog:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5qDX26jl_w How I heal my tattoos video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkhJQbfC-7w Camera Used: Samsung NX Mini kit from amazon: https://goo.gl/c42gJk Follow me on Instagram: Quietcoolkid https://instagram.com/quietcoolkid/ Snapchat: Qcknd #Qcknd Serious Business Enquiry: Qqcknd@gmail.com
Views: 285566 Qcknd
Surprise! Your TV Is Dead | Keynote With Young Creatives in Cannes, France 2018
 
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Look, it's so simple... TV is dead and social media marketing is currently the best way to get the attention of your end consumer. I know that you know this is true deep down because anytime you're watching TV and a commercial pops up, you pull out your phone and go on social.. If you're currently in the traditional marketing scene, you NEED to start honing your skills in social and content marketing or you will be in deep trouble. — If you haven't joined my #FirstInLine community, you need to jump on it ASAP! By joining #FirstInLine, my messaging program, you get details on exclusive giveaways that I'm doing, updates regarding my keynotes/conferences, and more ;) You can join here: https://garyvee.com/JoinFIL Thank you for watching this video. I hope that you keep up with the daily videos I post on the channel, subscribe, and share your learnings with those that need to hear it. Your comments are my oxygen, so please take a second and say ‘Hey’ ;). — Preorder my new shoe here: https://garyvee.com/GaryVee003 — Follow my entrepreneurial journey here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfA33-E9P7FA-A72QKBw3noWuQbaVXqSD — ► Subscribe to my channel here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=GaryVaynerchuk ►Check out my second channel here: http://www.youtube.com/askgaryvee — Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations. Gary is also a prolific public speaker, venture capitalist, 5-time New York Times Bestselling Author, and has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists. Gary is the host of the #AskGaryVee Show, a business and marketing focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as DailyVee, a docu-series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO, investor, speaker, and public figure in today’s digital age. — Check out my Alexa skill!: http://garyvee.com/garyvee365 — Follow Me Online Here: 2nd YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/askgaryvee Instagram: http://instagram.com/garyvee Facebook: http://facebook.com/gary LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garyvaynerchuk/ Snapchat: http://snapchat.com/add/garyvee Website: http://garyvaynerchuk.com Soundcloud: http://soundcloud.com/garyvee/ Twitter: http://twitter.com/garyvee Medium: http://medium.com/@garyvee Planet of the Apps: http://planetoftheapps.com Podcast: http://garyvaynerchuk.com/podcast Wine Library: http://winelibrary.com Official Merchandise: http://garyveeshop.com Subscribe to my VIP Newsletter for exclusive content and weekly giveaways here: http://garyvee.com/GARYVIP
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Why Brainstorming Doesn't Work
 
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Watch our Creative Director Craig Israel talk about why typical brainstorming sessions don't work and hear his tips on the creative process.
Views: 264 thunder::tech
Best practices to design AR applications (Google I/O '18)
 
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AR is a new medium with an entirely new set of design challenges and opportunities. This session will cover everything Google has learned so far about AR design, presented as a set of specific best practices. Topics will include volumetric interfaces, object placement, scene understanding, and designing for all users. Rate this session by signing-in on the I/O website here → https://goo.gl/k2KcMp Watch more AR & VR sessions from I/O '18 here → https://goo.gl/NzShvD See all the sessions from Google I/O '18 here → https://goo.gl/q1Tr8x Subscribe to the Google Developers channel → http://goo.gl/mQyv5L #io18
Views: 11581 Google Developers
Happy Together - MCs Loving People Special (2015.12.03)
 
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Click the "Caption" button to activate subtitle! ------------------------------------------------ - Ep.424: [MCs Loving People Special] The guests talk about how they got to know the MCs in the first place and reveal the unknown stories about each host. Towards the end, each guest is given multiple questions regarding their struggles and achievements, as well as a sweet tip that can be applied in our everyday lives. ------------------------------------------------ Subscribe KBS World Official YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kbsworld ------------------------------------------------ KBS World is a TV channel for international audiences provided by KBS, the flagship public service broadcaster in Korea. Enjoy Korea's latest and most popular K-Drama, K-Pop, K-Entertainment & K-Documentary with multilingual subtitles, by subscribing KBS World official YouTube. ------------------------------------------------ 대한민국 대표 해외채널 KBS World를 유튜브에서 만나세요. KBS World는 전세계 시청자에게 재미있고 유익한 한류 콘텐츠를 영어 자막과 함께 제공하는 No.1 한류 채널입니다. KBS World 유튜브 채널을 구독하고 최신 드라마, K-Pop, 예능, 다큐멘터리 정보를 받아보세요. ------------------------------------------------ [Visit KBS World Official Pages] Homepage: http://www.kbsworld.co.kr Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kbsworld Twitter: http://twitter.com/kbsworldtv Google+: http://plus.google.com/+kbsworldtv KakaoTalk: @kbs_world (http://plus.kakao.com/friend/@kbs_world) Instagram: @kbsworldtv Tumblr: http://kbsworld.tumblr.com
Views: 178925 KBS World TV
Horizon Zero Dawn Documentary - Noclip
 
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How does a studio known for linear first person shooters design one of the most well regarded open world games of the generation on their first attempt? Noclip travels to Amsterdam to talk to Guerrilla about their epic journey bringing Horizon Zero Dawn to PlayStation 4. Our work is 100% crowdfunded. Consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/noclip Check out our new website here: https://www.noclip.video Buy merch here: https://store.noclip.video Track List: Motionless https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/motionless_145287 After The Fall https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/after-the-fall_84169 Passing Eyes https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/passing-eyes_98317 Going Deeper https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/going-deeper_103736 Summon Memories https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/summon-memories_143566 Tethys https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/tethys_143850 Hidden Past https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/hidden-past_143851 Sleepless https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/sleepless_148149 Fluidity https://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/track/fluidity_148293 Horizon Zero Dawn OST - Meridian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGNQd7P6heU Horizon Zero Dawn OST - Battle Theme II https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-YxUY77tGE
Views: 574065 Noclip
TV9 Telugu LIVE
 
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#TV9TeluguLive || #BreakingNews || #LiveReports || TV9 Watch LIVE : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoWJeHL3AEk నేను ఎదవనే కానీ మరీ అంత ఎదవని కాదు - RGV || Watch in Mukha Mukhi @ 07:30pm - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ca1zUkktO30 Congress leader Vijayashanti on Rahul Gandhi's meeting - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4QOHZHpWWg Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu responds over Amritsar train accident - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBNvWC0fcRE Train runs over people celebrating Dussehra near Amritsar, over 60 dead - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lY8tGrqr3kU Hyderabad Kotiలో రూ.59 లక్షల 500 నోట్ల కట్టలు పట్టివేత - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-HLAIX4M0Q BJP leader GVL Narasimha Rao controversial comments on Congress and TRS leaders - TV9 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=shnk8-EXqbA 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐓𝐨𝐩 𝐓𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐓𝐕𝟗 𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 : 𝐓𝐕𝟗 𝐓𝐞𝐥𝐮𝐠𝐮 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐩𝐞𝐧𝐬. 𝐖𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡 𝐓𝐕𝟗𝐓𝐞𝐥𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐋𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐚𝐬 𝐰𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐬 𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐞𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐧𝐞𝐰𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐥𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐬. Download Tv9 IOS App ► https://goo.gl/n2Irho Download Tv9 Android App ► http://goo.gl/T1ZHNJ Subscribe to Tv9 Telugu Live ► https://goo.gl/lAjMru Circle us on G+ ► https://plus.google.com/+tv9 Like us on Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/tv9telugu Follow us on Twitter ► https://twitter.com/Tv9Telugu Pin us on Pinterest ► https://www.pinterest.com/Tv9telugu
Views: 183366980 TV9 Telugu
Agile Team Facilitation
 
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http://teamcatapult.com/workshops/agile-team-facilitation/ Facilitation is a cornerstone skill for successfully leading agile teams. As much of the work in agile teams occurs through face-to-face communication and involves collaboration in nearly all decisions, the ability to facilitate discussion is paramount to success. In this 3-day course you will develop a greater sense of self-awareness, ability to self-manage, and continuously show-up powerfully with a strong presence.
Views: 259 TeamCatapult
DBT Peer Connections: Episode 1d - Core Mindfulness Skills - by Rachel Gill
 
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In the first video viewers are oriented to DBT. It is an introduction to DBT as a whole. In this first official episode.The viewer learns about mindfulness as it relates to skills and dialectical behavior therapy. These are the first skills taught in DBT skills trainings groups and are essential to building DBT skills mastery.
Views: 26250 DBT Peer Connections
Explicit Instruction: Opportunities To Respond: Partner Responses
 
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This video is about Opportunities To Respond In this edition of Ten Minute Clinic we will take a closer look at an Explicit Instruction lesson delivery technique, opportunities to respond. We will specifically look at partner responses. Partner responses is an important lesson delivery technique that will help you reach your instructional goals of helping students to become increasingly respectful, responsible, resourceful, and highly engaged in instructional activities. Partner responses can be especially helpful in the area of student engagement. There are four lesson delivery techniques that can take your lesson to the next level. The four techniques are: 1. Opportunities To Respond 2. Monitor Student Progress 3. Feedback 4. Pace Opportunities To Respond, also know as OTR, consists of Speaking, Writing, and Signaling. We will be delving into Speaking in this Ten Minute Clinic by looking closely at Partner responses, which falls into the Speaking category. Partner response occurs when ALL students have an opportunity to share answers with a partner. Partner response should be used when answers vary and the wording is longer. The teacher can support effective use of partner response by strategically assigning partners, paying close attention to proper positioning of partners, and providing students with partner communication techniques. There are four highly successful Partner Response strategies: 1. Think-Pair-Share 2. Think and Write-Pair and Write-Share 3. The PAUSE Procedure 4. Study-Tell-Help-Check Think-Pair-Share is when the teacher asks the class a question and gives them time to think. The students then pair up and share their ideas about the question. The teacher then calls on some of the students to share their thoughts with the class. This powerful partner response strategy was created by Frank Lyman in 1981 and has withstood the test of time. Think and Write-Pair and Write-Share is when the teacher adds a WRITE step to Think-Pair-Share. This step is a sort of brainstorming. Students write down their ideas before pairing up. This is a great way to mix up Think-Pair-Share as well as a great way to hold students accountable as it is easier to monitor a “write” step as opposed to a “think”. The PAUSE Procedure is useful during a longer lecture. During a lecture, the teacher pauses after 12-18 minutes to give the students 3-4 minutes to process the information. During this pause, the students can do a number of things. Some suggested uses of this time are to conduct summarizing, answering, predicting, and sharing activities. Study-Tell-Help-Check is when the teacher gives the students 2 minutes to study. Then one student tells the partner all that they can remember. The partner then helps the student by reminding them of any missing information. The partners then use all available resources to check their accuracy. This potent strategy is huge for helping students feel more accountable for their learning. Check out my blog at heathmharmon.com. Find me on twitter @Heath_M_Harmon Check out my videos on Youtube. Remember, Click, Share, Comment. Thinks for taking the time to check out this addition of Ten Minute Clinic.
Views: 651 Heath M. Harmon
5. Concept Selection and Tradespace Exploration
 
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MIT 16.842 Fundamentals of Systems Engineering, Fall 2015 View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/16-842F15 Instructor: Olivier de Weck This lecture covered ground on the phase of conceptual design and preliminary design in a design process. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA More information at http://ocw.mit.edu/terms More courses at http://ocw.mit.edu
Views: 1703 MIT OpenCourseWare
How to Metaplan
 
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How to Find a Job Fast!
 
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Welcome to career expert and award-winning Andrew LaCivita's Live Session on how to find a job fast using these 3 steps. It's a packed version of the content from the Job Search Masterclass! WATCH THE FULL JOB SEARCH MASTER CLASS HERE: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxjGQaV8rAh3_8OQztPoKVF1RIMXetwwn PLEASE NOTE: The Full Job Search Masterclass is available until Thursday July 19th. -------------------- TODAY'S SESSION: FIND A JOB FAST USING THESE 3 STEPS! -------------------- Today's session is about the three most important steps to find your dream job quickly! -------------------- DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE WORKBOOK TO FOLLOW ALONG! -------------------- Grab this sweet workbook I created for my Job Search Masterclass. It works for this live session too: http://bit.ly/JobSearchMasterclassWorkbook If you want to watch the entire JOB SEARCH MASTERCLASS 3-Part Video Series for more in depth information related to this topic, check out the playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMhkl7fttO8&list=PLxjGQaV8rAh3_8OQztPoKVF1RIMXetwwn -------------------- WANT A FREE BOOK THAT WILL HELP? GET THE INTERVIEW INTERVENTION HARDCOVER! -------------------- Get the Interview Intervention Hardcover, eBook, and Audiobook while supplies last! The $29 book is FREE. I bought it for you. I'm also adding in the $27 digital experience. I only ask that you pay $7 so my friends at the warehouse can pick it, pack it, and ship it. I'll send it anywhere in the world for $7! Get it here: http://bit.ly/YTFreeInterviewIntervention -------------------- WANT DEEPER TRAINING AND A PROVEN METHODOLOGY? JOIN MY JOB SEARCH BOOT CAMP! -------------------- Find your dream job fast! 5 sessions, lifetime access, live event (plus recordings), ongoing coaching and so much more: - Start in the right place (your headline/pitch, your why, your needs, your questions for the employers) - Create marketing material that wows (resume, cover letters, LinkedIn Profile) - Run the perfect job hunt (most advanced job search strategies) - Interview to win the job (ace any type of interview and learn advanced selling techniques) - Negotiate like a pro (learn the nuances, psychology and steps to get paid what you deserve) ENROLL HERE: https://www.milewalkacademy.com/p/andrew-lacivita-job-search-boot-camp -------------------- CONNECT WITH ANDREW -------------------- Join Andrew's email list: http://milewalk.com/mwblog Get Andrew's books and training: https://www.milewalkacademy.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/andylacivita Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrewlacivita Twitter: https://twitter.com/arlacivita LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewlacivita Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewlacivita iTunes free podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tips-for-work-life-andrew/id1120387046 -------------------- ABOUT ANDREW -------------------- Andrew LaCivita is an internationally recognized executive recruiter, award-winning author, trainer, and founder and chief executive officer of milewalk and the milewalk Academy. He's dedicated his career to helping people and companies realize their potential, consulting to more than two hundred organizations and counseling more than eleven thousand individuals. He often serves as a trusted media resource and is the award-winning author of Interview Intervention, Out of Reach but in Sight, and The Hiring Prophecies. #milewalkacademy #jobsearch #jobsearchmasterclass #jobinterview #careercoach #careercoaching #interviewintervention
Views: 2023 Andrew LaCivita
MEDIATION | The WHY WHAT HOW WHEN WHERE WHO
 
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THERE’S NO REAL DOWNSIDE TO MEDIATION WITH MINIMAL RISK, AND THE UPSIDE OF COURSE, IS ACCEPTABLE SETTLEMENT. 1. Mediation is voluntary - anyone can opt out at any time for any reason, or for no reason at all. It is non-binding: you don’t form agreements unless you want to (and you can always fall back on litigation or arbitration). 2. Mediation preserves relationships and avoids bad publicity. Discussions can be as free as the parties would like them to be - no content can be used as evidence at a later stage. Unlike arbitration, the disputants control the outcome – not a third party. 3. A Mediator is a catalyst for a collaborative approach to brainstorm and ultimately generate creative solutions. What is revealed and ‘put on the table’ by the parties is like the visible caps of an iceberg. It is the underlying interests ‘below the waterline’ - to be explored and discovered as common ground, shared interests, and ‘trade-ables’. 4. The Mediator receives information privately where concerns, weaknesses, strengths, and underlying interests are disclosed. These confidentialities are not available to the other side but do provide the Mediator with a big picture overview. Fresh eyes identify commonalities, the endgame being to activate thinking and creativity, leaving no value on the table. 5. The cost is minimal and the disputants will have structured a bespoke solution. Mediators are objective professionals - not only independent and neutral but perceived to be neutral. They facilitate face to face caucusing: private sessions where each party can discuss their issues in confidence. The effectiveness of Mediation depends on frankness: the needs, fears, underlying interests, reservations, bottom lines and options of each party must become known to the Mediator. 6. Nothing gets ‘heard’ by the other party without explicit permission: each party can ‘lay everything on the table’ freely and openly discuss necessities, negotiables, restrictions, or desirables. The Mediator accesses the ‘agenda’ of both sides from an impartial standpoint, reframing matters within the big picture with the needs and interests of both parties in mind. 7. The Mediator will propose “what ifs” to reality test assumptions; delving into issues to find ways of bringing the parties together. Settlement is usually the culmination of several small trades and concessions all wrapped up in a final agreement. So you have a conflict crisis. 8. When is the right time to call in a Mediator? As soon as possible after negotiations fail. Mediation rather than legal action should be the next step - the quickest and less costly choice. The minute the first shot is fired you’ve entered the ‘Zone of Escalation’ where the conflict takes on a life of its own and intensifies escalates the original dispute, becoming more difficult to control or budget for. Conflict that is complicated by multiple issues triggers further wastes of time, distraction, and expenditure. 9. Mediation is increasingly being done online through sophisticated and secure video conferencing resources. Getting all parties, possibly their attorneys, and a Mediator together in one place at the same time is challenging and potentially expensive. It is being referred to as the “convening penalty”. Online Mediation functions in much the same way as ‘live’ Mediation, except that the parties can be scattered across the globe. There is synchronous online Mediation where all parties are present simultaneously. There is also asynchronous online Mediation - where participants can clock in at times that work for them. It can, and usually is, a combination of the two, together with other communications that suit the situation, like email or the telephone. This provides the disputants with a host of options to make the experience as efficient and cost-effective as possible. The Mediator should be highly trained with a good grounding in dispute settlement, conflict theory and conflict management - with plenty ‘street-smarts’. With years of experience in business, and subsequent training, Mervyn Malamed has just that. Together with his post-grad Dispute Settlement studies from Stellenbosch University, South Africa, he is an accredited CEDR Mediator (Center for Effective Dispute Resolution, London), qualified to conduct psychometric testing of conflict behaviour, a certified trainer of several top conflict management training courses, and has also created his own comprehensive training course. "There are two ways of meeting difficulties: You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them" ~ Phyllis Bottome - Psychologist, Author and Educator