PPP #54: Finding the truth

PPP #54: Finding the truth
Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett


Leadership

Finding the truth

Jacob has 100kg of potatoes, which are 99% water.

He lets them dry until they are 98% water.

What is their new weight?

50kg.

A reminder that the truth is often counterintuitive.   

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Facilitation

Swapping styles

A great facilitator adjusts their style during sessions.

At the beginning — be direct. New groups need someone to take charge and encourage participation.

As the meeting goes on and the group grows more comfortable, you can switch to a more consultative style.   

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Productivity 

Ups and downs

On challenging days, doing the bare minimum is the most productive thing you can do. 

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