Learn to facilitate meetings that inspire a culture of engagement
Learn meeting facilitation that inspires a culture of engagement

Learn how to design, lead and facilitate highly productive, engaging meetings that will take communication, collaboration and team performance to new heights in your organization

  • Turn ineffective, boring meetings into a powerhouse of performance and productivity
  • Tap into the energy and wisdom of your teams to create sustainable, innovative solutions
  • Build cultural capacity to learn, navigate and thrive with change
  • AND, learn highly effective ways to engage people  in online meetings and training
 Make great meetings the heart and mind of your organization!
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Are meetings broken in your organization?

 Meetings can be murder -  ineffective,  conflicting, boring, unproductive,  useless time wasters!  Done poorly,  they can suck the life out of  your people and teams.

According to recent studies, this is true in most organizations:

  • In a Harvard Business survey of 182 senior managers from several industries, 71%  said meetings are unproductive and inefficient.
  • According to  Inc. Magazine and Fuze (an online meeting company), executives consider more than 67% of meetings end in failure.
  • A Gallop study determined that 67% of employees are not engaged in their work. 

Ineffective meetings and poor engagement represent a massive cost and  loss of potential for most organizations today.

Broken meetings and conflict

Meetings supply the oxygen that enables your organization to thrive

 Meetings are the place where  voices (ideas, imagination, information, skills and talents) can merge, align and focus to expand  an organization's potential beyond what any one person could do alone.  

Done correctly, meetings supply essential oxygen necessary to survive and thrive in a world of accelerating change and disruption.

Improving how you do meetings will:

  • Increase employee engagement, motivation and morale
  • Expand collaboration, innovation and performance of your teams
  • Increase employee satisfaction  resulting in decreased turnover and attraction of new talent
  • Expand productivity and accelerate achieving your goals
  • Transform your business and build cultural capital
  • Create  high impact, sustainable results

Effective meetings create an environment for the emergence and convergence of great ideas!

 

Transforming meetings transforms teams

In one  firm studied by Harvard Business, when managers changed their approach to meetings, within a few months:

  • Team collaboration increased 42%
  • Psychological safety increased 32%
  • Team Performance increased 28 %
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Join Us In Leading High Impact Meetings, Workshops and Movements

In this experiential, interactive, online workshop you will be learning the Genuine Contact™ Whole Person Process Facilitation Method

Genuine Contact™ Whole Person Process Facilitation is a reliable, proven meeting methodology that can be used daily, in all the situations you face, when people come together to meet and work. It creates a culture that supports self-organizing teams, shared responsibility, leadership development and deep learning. Using this method regularly will dramatically improve employee engagement and create teams wired to collaborate in getting results. It will create healthy conditions to supply the much needed oxygen for your organization to thrive!

 

 In this workshop you will learn how to design, prepare and lead meetings that...
  • Create deeper, genuine connection and community between  participants
  • Invite participants to engage and take responsibility for their learning and contributions
  • Expand   the capacity of participants to learn, communicate and collaborate
  • Tap into the wisdom and intuition of participants to create extraordinary results
  • Engage the 'whole person', and 'whole system' in high impact, profitable change
  • Create  team experiences where people feel psychologically safe, respected and listened to so that essential  insights and contributions are not lost
  • Recognize and work with the current 'state' and energy of the group  to release blocks, resolve conflicts and move forward
  • Create an environment where innovative, effective strategies and solutions naturally emerge
  • Influence and shape  your organization's culture and capacity to navigate and thrive with change
  • Expand your capability to work effectively in online meetings with virtual  team members

 

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Whole Person Process Facilitation is an advanced workshop in the Genuine Contact™ (GC) Program founded by created by Birgitt and Ward Williams.

As a workshop participant you are invited to join a growing international network of Genuine Contact Professionals that provides further training, mentoring, support and collaboration opportunities.

For more information please visit   http://genuinecontact.net

Effective Meetings

A new learning paradigm...

Leading in a high impact way means immersing oneself in deep learning with a new learning paradigm. This paradigm makes it easy to learn and to stay in the learning process, which continues after the workshop or meeting. Within the new learning paradigm, we focus on conscious learning and conscious leadership which is needed to create the new patterns and abilities we need in this rapidly changing world.

Conscious learning helps us establish new behaviors and actions needed for the future, while unconscious learning reinforces more of the old which may no longer be useful. Meetings are only productive when people are learning, so in this workshop you will learn how you can use this new learning paradigm to support the learning and effectiveness of the people you work with and get the results you are after. In high impact facilitated meetings, participants have the leading role.

Connect to a new Learning Paradigm

  Where & When 


 

 An  ONLINE Interactive Workshop

6 Live Sessions

Each Wednesday:

May 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13 & 20

 Workshop Times

Times

9 to 12pm (NA Mountain)

11 to 2pm (NA Eastern)

15:00 to 18:00 pm (UTC)

  Your Investment 


 

CAD$ 1111 Regular

 

$777

(early-bird - pay before April 28/18)

Note: The regular price is about $900 USD at current exchange rates

 Register Now?

Our online learning environment for the workshop

The  live portion of this workshop will be delivered in a system called ZOOM which includes interactive video, audio, whiteboards, breakout rooms and chats. 

Important: To attend this workshop your computer will need a microphone, speakers and a stable Internet connection.


This is an interactive, extensive course where you will experience what it is like to meet with high impact.

To optimize the integration of your learning, the live portion of this course will be delivered in six(6)  3-hour sessions spread over 6 weeks. Although the live sessions will be recorded for your review, to get the most out of this experiential course, you should plan on attending all the live sessions if possible.

You should also expect 1-2 hours of homework per week in addition to the live sessions. 


   

Responsibilities and Commitments Agreement

Please also read this  Responsibilities and Givens document which outlines our commitments to you for this workshop and invites you to consider some of your responsibilities when taking this workshop with us.


Online Learning Environment

The self-organized part of  the learning in this workshop will take place in our online Learning Management System(LMS). In this system, you will find articles, videos, and homework assignments.  You will also be able to access video replays of past live sessions.

To get most out of this workshop it is essential that you do the assignments before coming to the live sessions which will build upon the self organized learning with   more questions, discussions and group work. In the LMS you will also  be able to communicate with instructors and students from the course to deepen your learning and connection between live events.


Testimonials about this Workshop

 

 

 

Reflecting on my first Genuine Contact course four months later, I can honestly say it's been life changing.

The course helped me name and confirm "truths" about facilitation and leadership that I've been sensing for several years. It has empowered me to bring deeper presence into online meeting spaces in a manner I did not previously realize was possible. My organization had been struggling for years with how to keep the magic of our in-person meetings alive when we are physically apart, and now we have our answer.

Most of all, I appreciate the kindred spirits I've found in the Genuine Contact community. I've never been on a listserv in which every email was so thoughtful, fascinating, and heart warming.

Wesley Hedden, www.sarusprogram.org

The workshop you may find unusual if you have never done any type on online training before.  However, the models and methods used in bringing people together and getting participants to be present were very interesting and engaging.

A big advantage is that you are able to engage and learn with and from participants from all over the globe.  There is no discrimination and the method of learning and engagement actually forces you to expand on the use of your imagination creatively and positively.

The way the program of workshops was put together was very creative and encouraged creativity.

On the whole a very positive creative experience. 

Dr Erinma Bell

Meet the Workshop Leaders

 

 

Elisabeth Tepper Kofod

La Coruña, Spain

www.elisabethtepper.com

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J. Richard Schultz

Calgary, Canada

www.wisdomways.ca

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Satisfaction Guarantee

Satisfaction Guaranteed!

Our workshops assist leaders in navigating change by teaching powerful tools for individual and organizational transformation. If you are not satisfied with what you receive in the workshop and the potential of the tools and processes you learn with us,  then just say so and we'll give you your money back.

Leading High Impact Meetings, Workshops and Movements 2019

High Impact Meetings

In this online workshop you will learn how to design and facilitate productive, empowering meetings and workshops that have high impact. You will learn effective and engaging methods to lead groups and organizations, tapping into their energy and wisdom and co-creating their experience of deep learning with successful results! 

Online November 26,27, 28, 29, 30; 2018; 3.5 hrs/Day

CDN $777  (early-bird before November 1)

November 26, 2018, to November 30, 2018

$1,111.00 Regular Price

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