I’m pleased to say that my most recent blog article has been published on “Bridging-the-gap.com”, where I have contributed as a guest author. I’d love to hear what you think, so please take a look and add a comment on the site.
“A well facilitated workshop can be an extremely good opportunity to bring stakeholders together, brainstorm and discuss potential ideas and requirements. Great workshops are often creative, high-energy and fun. They should provide stakeholders with equal “air time” to raise their views, concerns or requirements… At least that is the theory!
However, we’ve probably all had experiences where the reality seems quite different. Sometimes groups don’t seem to “gel” very well, and sometimes certain delegates look like they want to contribute but seem to be self-censoring themselves. Perhaps their boss is in the room, and they are afraid of speaking out…”
Click on the link below to read the rest of the article and to read tips on how to level the playing field during workshops: