Why Choose a Facilitator?
A facilitator leads groups, organizations and teams through the
process of disseminating, understanding, managing and directing
information into achievable outcomes with clear desires, actions
and goals. As objective professionals, facilitators excel in human
and group dynamics and carry unique skills and abilities that enable
groups to work through the process and tackle the issues while addressing
obstacles as they relate to impeding progress.
Facilitators create safe, comfortable, encouraging environments
and draw out the best from individuals in order to move issues and
situations forward. Leaders of evolution, facilitators are highly
skilled professionals capable of directing groups of all sizes and
scopes to destinations thought unattainable - yet completely achievable
- through individual contribution, collective communication, team
ownership and personal responsibility.
When is Facilitation A Good Choice?
Sometimes you just can't see the forest for the trees. Or those
involved are too close to the situation. Perhaps individuals feel
less at ease in the presence of those near and dear to the subject.
An outside party is the ideal candidate to guide the group and ensure
the discussions proceed productively, the results move forward effectively,
and the session is conducted timely.
As outside professionals, facilitators are less expert on content
and advice, but rather, exceptionally skilled at managing the exchange
of information pertaining to unique situations or scenarios. They
work through the process and journey to achieve the collective outcomes
identified by participants and stakeholders alike.