Tag Archives: Meeting Facilitation

Sarah Lichtner
Nexight Skills Are Life Skills
Sarah LichtnerApril 8, 2016

At Nexight, we regularly apply our diverse technical expertise and tested facilitation, strategic planning, and communication techniques to help our clients solve their most challenging problems. These skills are so effective at developing actionable solutions that I’ve used them to

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Christiana Sherman

Two weeks ago, I traveled to a rural community in northern Nicaragua with MANOS, a nonprofit organization from the College of William & Mary. They have been partnering with the community for eight years to address their top health concerns: access

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Jack Eisenhauer

This month, Nexight Group has been particularly busy with facilitation at 10 separate facilitated meetings. Although Ross and I have facilitated more than 300 meetings and workshops during our careers, every facilitation we conduct requires careful planning, thoughtful design, and

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Jack Eisenhauer
Collaborative Planning Dos and Don’ts
Jack EisenhauerApril 8, 2014

Collaborative planning typically cuts across organizations, disciplines, and geographies and can be very challenging. If no single organization is in charge, chaos may prevail; when one is, the organization may be viewed with suspicion, or worse resentment. Different organizations and

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Patrick White
Is a Webinar Right for You?
Patrick WhiteMarch 25, 2014

We’ve discussed the importance of facilitation before, but what happens when you don’t have everyone in the same room? Tele-working and virtually working with colleagues has become the norm thanks to improvements in technologies making it easier and cheaper to

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Lindsay Kishter

My fellow jurors and I had been deliberating for only five minutes when it hit me: we needed a facilitator. After a day and a half of hearing testimony—and express instruction to not utter a word about the case to

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Ross Brindle

We’ve all been in bad meetings before—chances are, you’ve been in one just this week. Studies have shown that employees spend more than one-third of their time in meetings and that as much as half of that time is considered

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Lindsay Kishter

One of the most challenging aspects of disaster resilience is anticipating how a service disruption in one sector will cascade into other critical sectors. First-order impacts—where a failure in one sector disrupts operations in another—can seem fairly intuitive. An electricity

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Ross Brindle

This week The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) released a new report, Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME): Implementing ICME in the Aerospace, Automotive, and Maritime Industries. The report is intended to be used as a practical handbook for those attempting

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Lindsay Pack

Freshwater isn’t as prevalent as it used to be. Population growth, increasing industrialization, and climate change are straining water supplies at a rapid pace, and some of the worst drought conditions the United States has ever seen are costing the

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