Ideas to Follow Up on Workshops

  Following up on your session is incredibly important to helping participants.  See Raising the Collective Bar about why.  Below are some ideas: Follow up with them with recent articles and personal notes to keep them motivated. Send them the new ground rules established in the workshop, if applicable. If your group is geographically close, post these ground rules everywhere, but just one rule on a sheet of paper so the one idea stands out.  Move them around from time to time. Run a short activity or exercise on a regular basis.  Remember, you are practicing being a ‘team’, or[…]Read More…

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Raising the Collective Bar

  Take a moment and think of a large spider web.A spider web is very similar to organizations.  If you are looking directly at it, you will see many different strands connected together in a concentric circle – see left. Now, turn the top edge of the spider web toward you 90 degrees so the web is now horizontal to the floor. Now you are only seeing a single, solid line. This is how many efforts can be seen at work in your organization or group. Your workshop is simply one of many events that occur throughout an employee’s life[…]Read More…

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