Group Endeavors Require Skilled Facilitator

Hulett, Kirk J.
September 2007
Journal of Financial Planning;Sep2007 Supplement, Vol. 20, p15
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of a skilled facilitator to study groups and advisory boards. Advice on how to build facilitation skills is given. Facilitators are required to manage communication within a group and keep the conversation focused. Common rules for facilitating are detailed, including confidentiality, respect for others, and participation. The emotions and feelings of a participant should be taken into consideration, and the body language of group members can be used as an excellent indicator.


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