Integral Facilitator Essentials

(R)evolutionizing meetings and the people who lead them

Really excellent meetings do more than just get the job done or make sure everyone has a chance to speak.

They don’t sacrifice efficiency for participation, or stifle engagement in favor of structure. Instead, they bring together the best techniques for getting buy in and achieving outcomes.

And they aren’t slave to oppressive structures or limiting decision rules. They use enough structure to provide clarity and direction, while offering space for vital creativity that liberates people to perform at their best.

(R)evolutionized meetings are energizing, enjoyable, and enlivening—which makes them more effective at producing meaningful outcomes.


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A lot of people can facilitate okay meetings.

Facilitating really excellent meetings starts with a solid foundation in meeting essentials—structure, process, purpose, and design. And it comes to life when the facilitator can relax, be creative, and invite others to do the same.

Integral Facilitator® Essentials™ teaches the must-have skills and techniques for anyone who cares about leading more effective, productive and enjoyable meetings.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone responsible for convening groups—be they small and casual or high-stakes and complex—can benefit from becoming a more skilled, creative and confident meeting facilitator. Integral Facilitator attracts participants who are:

  • Executives
  • Project managers and coordinators
  • Consultants
  • Coaches
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Educators and trainers
  • Change agents
  • Facilitators

Territories of Impact

Learning Objectives

Integral Facilitator® Essentials is an experiential professional program. Our lauded methodology provides 3 days of direct instruction, hands-on practice, peer feedback, and personal skills coaching delivered in a sophisticated and lively learning environment.

At the end of three days participants will leave well-equipped to:

  • Design and lead effective meetings
  • Move groups along with energy and momentum
  • Lead ideation, agreements and decision making, and planning for action
  • Resolve simple issues and handle basic conflicts
  • Enliven meetings with creativity and pleasure
  • Bring greater relaxation and openness to group process

Participants will Polish and Refine Their Skills In

  • Deep Listening
  • Insightful Questioning
  • Artful Reframing
  • Building Culture and Rapport
  • Facilitating Energized Discussions
  • Ideation and Brainstorming
  • Evaluating Options
  • Decision Making protocols
  • Resolving simple conflicts
  • Action Planning
  • Meeting Evaluation

Praise for this Program

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