Click Funnel Categories: Communication Tools

Using the G.R.O.W. Model to Facilitate Effective Conversations

Using the G.R.O.W. Model to Facilitate Effective Conversations The G.R.O.W. model1 helps people follow a logical sequence in thinking and discussing any topic or issue. It can help people feel more confident and comfortable facilitating complex conversations because the discussion is organized in a way that everyone understands. Download PDF – “Using the GROW Model …

The Habits of Highly Effective Facilitators

The Habits of Highly Effective Facilitators Effective facilitators organize the conversations that other people have. Their role is to guide the conversation by defining the desired outcomes, deciding the sequence of topics, ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard, asking relevant questions, limiting non-productive communication, and summarizing the conclusions reached. Download the PDF – “The Habits …

The Four Types of Intent

The Four Types of Intent Understanding intent is key to improving the quality of communication. This tool describes each of the four types of intent in detail and provides useful tips for people who want to display positive intent. Download the PDF – “The Four Types of Intent“ Introduction There are four types of intent …

The Circle of Assumptions

The Circle of Assumptions When discussing an issue or solving a problem, people often jump to conclusions before they spend time talking about what the problem is – or what data they have at hand. The Circle of Assumptions teaches us an orderly way to think about problems, starting with data and building toward conclusions. …

Icebreakers

Icebreakers These are some favorite “icebreakers” to help teams and groups get into a relaxed and open frame of mind for discussing important issues. Each of these icebreakers has proven successful many times over – so they’re guaranteed to work. Pick and choose – or try them all. This is a great tool for leaders, …

Inner Scripts

Inner Scripts Leaders can use this tool to help people express their underlying conflicts and resolve them. It gives people a way to talk about differences without triggering defensive responses. When used regularly, Inner Scripts can dramatically increase morale and cut down on the time spent dealing with conflicts. Download the PDF – “Inner Scripts” …

Helping Groups Reach Consensus

Helping Groups Reach Consensus This tool helps leaders reach consensus among a group of people. It gives the leader an easy way to gauge the level of support for a particular option or proposal, thus paving the way for consensus. Download the PDF – “Helping Groups Reach Consensus” How the Tool Works Consensus means that …

Facilitating Effective Meetings

Facilitating Effective Meetings Effective meeting leaders—or facilitators—organize the conversations that other people have. They guide the conversation by defining the desired outcomes, deciding the sequence of topics, ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard, asking relevant questions, limiting non-productive communication, and summarizing the conclusions reached. In so doing, they generate value for a group or an …

Successful Meeting Checklist

Successful Meeting Checklist It is often said that “what happens before a meeting and after a meeting determines whether the meeting is a success.” This handy tool helps you think through all the ingredients of a successful meeting. Download the PDF – “Successful Meeting Checklist” Pre-Meeting  Do I know what needs to be decided …

Ground Rules for Productive Meetings

Ground Rules for Productive Meetings Ground rules are the foundation of productive meetings. Using ground rules, teams can establish norms for what is – and is not – acceptable communication and create healthy environments in which to work together and deal with tough issues. We recommend that every team adopt ground rules similar to these …