Pip’s Practical Prompts Newsletter
Sent by Charles Burdett
“What will define success in this meeting?” is one of the most powerful questions a facilitator can ask.
This helps you understand the underlying motivation behind a meeting and develop a unity with key stakeholders about desired outcomes.
Find the core
The best presentations have a simple core message.
Ask yourself: what are the key points that I want my audience to take away?
If what you are planning to say doesn’t contribute to that core message, remove it.
How to avoid micromanagement
Addressing the most important problems of a project requires more than a quick conversation.
Deep engagement in a project isn’t “micromanagement” if you communicate well, respect boundaries, and refrain from evaluating or taking over your team’s work.