Questions are a great way tool to: steer and generate discussion, gather overall group consensus, establish interest in a particular subject, gather experiences, interact with your audience and engage in conversation.
Leading and guiding discussion at workshops, meetings, events or during/after a presentation is an important skill. Use this skill to stimulate debate, answer questions and involve your audience.
Time definitely flies during an event, but the good news is that as Chair, you are the pilot! There are lots of top time management tricks you can use to make sure everything runs like clockwork.
As the chairperson or organiser, there are lots of tools and tricks you can use to make sure your event and discussion runs smoothly.
People have four different ways of learning. This means when facilitating a workshop, hosting an event or speaking at a conference you need ensure you cover these four main learning styles to make sure your audience or group stays engaged throughout and takes your key messages away with them.
Icebreakers or warm-up activities, usually at the start of workshops, meetings and sessions, serve several purposes: they provide a welcome, set the pace and give attendees an opportunity to interact and get to know each other. Icebreaker activities should not make anyone feel uncomfortable.