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Take the time needed

When we experience relationship challenges, we often want them to be fixed immediately. While we can practice the three recommendations from last week’s post that help us repair a relationship, the process of restoring a relationship can take more time.

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Take the time needed

When we experience relationship challenges, we often want them to be fixed immediately. While we can practice the three recommendations from last week’s post that help us repair a relationship, the process of restoring a relationship can take more time.

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Jennifer Redmond Knight Horizontal Divider

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Element #8: Follow up from the meeting

You may have facilitated a fantastic meeting where you engaged participants, made important decisions and made progress on your most important projects; however, the real test of an effective meeting happens after the meeting is over. When you follow up

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Element #7: Facilitate the meeting well

You can have a clear purpose, the right people, an ideal platform, a succinct agenda and all the logistics lined up perfectly and yet still struggle with hosting an effective meeting if you do not have an effective facilitator for

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Element #6: Set expectations for meeting participants

When your meeting participants know what to expect during a meeting, you are more likely to accomplish your meeting purpose, engage with the participants and host an effective meeting. A common challenge for coalition meetings is the tendency to assume

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Element #5: Prepare the logistics for the meeting

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, one yes can equate to 1000 yes’s. This is particularly true when it comes to preparing logistics for a coalition meeting. Whether you are meeting virtually, in-person or hybrid, there are many details

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Element #2: Determine who needs to attend the meeting

Your meeting purpose provides clarity on your meeting attendees. Even though you may want to invite everyone to every meeting, this may not help you accomplish your meeting purpose and may not be the best investment of time from your

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Eight Elements of Effective Meetings

Let’s face it. Coalition work = meetings.  As much as we may be weary from meetings or feel like we are constantly moving from meeting to meeting, this is how we work together. As we have transitioned from primarily in-person

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Every “yes” is 1000 “yes’s”

Although I have heard the expression from Jeff Walker, Every yes must be defended by a thousand no’s or Warren Buffet’s, The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything,

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10 Keys to Accountability

No one wants to talk about it (and we did – check out Part 1 and Part 2 Masterclasses!) but accountability is an important aspect of coalition building and trust building. When some people are held accountable and others are

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Eight Elements of Effective Meetings

As we head into Spring (and the same thing happens in the Fall), we are facing meetings in every area of our lives! If you are leading groups of volunteers, there is likely a window of a few months in

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Trust: How do you build it?

Last week, we highlighted the importance of trust in coalition building. We can easily say “trust” is important or we want more “trust” in our coalition, but actually building trust takes time and intentionality. Building trust = building and maintaining

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