One of the strongest skills of a facilitative leader is that of tying together seemingly disparate ideas and people. By connecting the dots, leaders help facilitate everyone moving towards the same goal. In this video, learn the skills of connecting the dots so that your team is avoiding duplication and working towards the same goal.
- Great facilitative leaders have a strong ability…to recognize patterns and connect the dots.…This can include connecting people and issues,…and also learning from the lessons of the past,…and applying them to the future.…Leaders who can connect the dots help create…deeper team cohesion and empower their teams.…Facilitative leaders see how to bridge a gap…by connecting the dots between people or ideas.…With people, if one colleague is working on a project…and is having an issue,…a facilitative leader may be able to connect them…with someone else in the organization…who's successfully dealt with the same issue.…
There's also great power in leaders doing this with ideas.…Great facilitative leaders have the ability…to create meaning out of seemingly disconnected…pieces of information, in many cases,…because they see a bigger picture.…Think about how many times you've been in a team meeting…and heard a bunch of individual comments…that seem to have no relevance to each other.…Usually when this happens you as a team member…
- Recognize the activities the differentiate facilitation from management.
- Identity the signs of groupthink during a facilitation.
- Explore methods for engaging conflict in a productive manner.