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As a facilitator of a Lego Serious Play Workshop you need to ensure that everyone is aware of the etiquette. Here are the 7 rules … The Rules The facilitator asks the question and determines the time line Your Lego model is your answer to the question There are no wrong answers Think with your… Read Article →

Let´s play LEGO at work! But how? This book tells you how to do serious work with LEGO in your company. Serious Work Book Inspiring book that should help to get into the topic. Lot of case studies and detailed workshop designs are included (plus links to download templates). Negative: some parts read like an… Read Article →

My sketchnote for the facilitation fundamentals explained in the Serious Work Book Source Serious Work: How to Facilitate Lego(r) Serious Play(r) Meetings and Workshops by Sean Blair, Marko Rillo

In the Serious Play book about how to facilitate using Lego, 4 processes are mentioned. The 4 Processes Process 1 Set the challenge Build Share Process 2 Context Build Reflect Process 3 Posing the question Construction Sharing Reflection Process 4 Establish objectives Develop questions Set challenges Build models Share meaning Reflect Source Serious Work: How… Read Article →

How can we ensure that a meeting reaches its goal? Here are 5 questions you should ask your stakeholders before the meeting starts. Prepare your Meeting with these 5 Questions Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance – (multiple sources possible) If we want to moderate or facilitate a successful meeting, preparation is critical. The 7 Ps framework… Read Article →

When we communicate clear language is critical. In meetings, team collaboration and when we define “Smart” goals we need to be specific. This list of “good verbs” can help … Set Clear Objectives with these Verbs Identifying Identify, Scan, Determine Understanding Understand, Review, Update, Assess, Share, Outline, Acknowledge, Report, Recognise Planning Plan, Set, Deliver, Establish… Read Article →

We spend a lot of time in meetings. Are they all productive and successful? Unfortunately not. This meeting excellence model will help to achievemeeting goals. Meeting Excellence Model Participative Purposeful Process Visibility Healthy More Are you wondering how to effectively prepare a successful meeting or workshop? The 7 Ps Framework – A Thinking Tool for Brainstorming will… Read Article →

What makes a good facilitator? I found some hints in the Serious Work book and on the website of the International Association of Facilitators … The 6 Facilitation Competencies Create collaborative relationships Plan appropriate group processes Create and sustain a participatory environement Guide groups to appropriate and useful outcomes Build and maintain professional knowledge Model… Read Article →

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