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Skillful Facilitation & Coaching

Facilitating Critical Conversations for Collaborative Problem Solving

Hush your inner critic!

Have you ever introduced a new tool for a team to use in a facilitated process, and it didn’t go well?  What did you do? A month ago, I was facilitating a 2–day business process redesign, in which the team... Continue Reading →

“Flipping the Panel”

You’ve heard of “flipping the classroom”??  Well, think about applying that to designing an educational program with a panel of speakers! I had invited 3 panelists to speak on “Changing a System or a Culture” for the Boston Facilitators Roundtable... Continue Reading →

Speak Up?! Improve Your Team’s Decision Making

Have you ever been in a meeting where an important decision was being made, when you had something important to contribute - and you considered speaking up, but hesitated – and then decided not to say anything? And kicked yourself... Continue Reading →

Leading Change – Create a Compelling Vision

Are you trying to initiate change in your organization?  Maybe to increase accountability, to change a business process such as implementing EHR's (electronic health records), increasing the diversity of staff?  How are you getting people on-board?  How are you describing... Continue Reading →

Leadership Development for Physicians

Physicians are facing many challenges in a rapidly changing health care environment, given the move to ACOs, team based cared, and changes in the payment model. Many of those working in hospitals and clinics are finding themselves in leadership positions,... Continue Reading →

Collective Impact: Convening health-related community organizations

The buzz in health care these days is about health and wellness, making connections between the multiple factors that contribute to wellness, and focusing on how our communities can help keep people healthy. Examples include: Access to healthy food in... Continue Reading →

“Recovering Perfectionists” – Anyone you know?

Have you worked with anyone who has a perfectionist tendency?  Or are you a perfectionist? If so, how has it been to work with yourself?! Tiring, no? Always going the extra mile to make sure that things are perfect –... Continue Reading →

Action Learning: Collaborative Coaching of Non-Profit Directors.

What do you get when you bring together a group of coaches/consultants and 8 executive directors?? Here’s what the directors reported: Most remarkable 5-person therapy!  I got a number of great small Aha!s which confirmed the good things that we're... Continue Reading →

Polarity management: A Leadership Tool to Manage change

I recently facilitated a workshop on Polarity Management to a group of surgeons and doctors, who found it extremely beneficial. I had a “before and after” experience when I learned the model – after you see it, you think, “This... Continue Reading →

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