Perform Random Acts of Facilitation
If you happen to be a member of any kind of group that meets regularly, Iím calling you to play your part in saving world from millions of wasted hours in boring, poorly facilitated meetings! Premise
Any participant in any group, at anytime, can commit a Random Act of Facilitation to clarify, focus, and increase consciousness of any group. Many individuals, working independently will collectively create a healthier, sustainable future if they are willing to engage in regular practice of Random Acts of Facilitation.
Please. Not another boring meeting!
Lets face it, vast majority of meetings being held this moment, and those thousands more that will be held in next hour, and every hour thereafter, ad infinitum, will be boring as hell, and a poor use of time. Why? Because they aren't being effectively facilitated. Your average participant doesn't figure they need a facilitator to help run a routine meeting. Right? After all, we've all been to hundreds of meetings. It's no big thing to hold a stupid meeting. Is it?
No you're absolutely right. It's easy to hold a "Stupid" meeting. Unfortunately, that's way most of them turn out. And it's because few of us see importance of "meeting process." This is America by God! This is land of opportunity, of production. We're land of independence. The land with "can do" attitude. We know how to get things done here! That's absolutely correct. We are great at getting things done. We are masters at producing. Where we now need a little help is on "how" we get things done. On our people processes.
Join Random Acts of Facilitation Movement.
Each and everyone one of us who have sat through boring, non-productive, out of focus, "I'm wasting my time here" meetings can stop complaining and start doing something now!
I am calling on each and every one of you, no matter how low on totem pole you might reside, to begin a personal campaign I'm calling, "Random acts of Facilitation." As a devotee of this movement, you are directed to begin asking questions about meetings you're in. Questions that will invigorate and empower you and your peers. Here is your assignment, and I urge you to accept it:
- You will begin to see to it that a clear agenda is presented at meeting. If it isn't, request that one be developed either in moment or that meeting disband and reconvene at a later time until one is prepared.