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When NOT to Ask “Why?”

By: Eris Weaver | Date: January 31, 2017 | Categories: Community & Communication

One of my key skills as a facilitator and consultant is my ability to craft good questions. The right question can prompt reflection, create connection, open doors, encourage disclosure, motivate action. It can surprise, delight, or sooth. It can open space for possibilities. The wrong question can frustrate or frighten, closing both minds and doors. […]

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On Meetings and Meals #2

By: Eris Weaver | Date: May 8, 2013 | Categories: Meetings & Facilitation

Monday I shared my experience and thoughts about organized activities during conference meals. Today I’d like to talk about a different kind of meeting meal. Rotary, BNI, eWomen, Soroptomists, Kiwanis, and most other business networking organizations I’ve encountered include a meal with their meetings. Their agendas also usually include some business, a speaker, and networking […]

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Start With Why

By: Eris Weaver | Date: December 17, 2012 | Categories: Leadership, Meetings & Facilitation

I recently read Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why after watching this TED talk…later that week, walking through the hall at work, I saw Sinek’s diagram on another person’s whiteboard! Talk about serendipity! Sinek’s key point is that WHY you do whatever you do is more important to your target audience or customer than WHAT […]

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