Facilitation Friday #6: Balance Content and Process, Ideas and Action

Idea Architects

Facilitation Friday #6: Balance Content and Process, Ideas and Action. Effective facilitation must manage (or balance content and process, as well as attention to both ideas and action. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

What Does the Process of Chapter Restructuring Look Like?

Chapter Chat

Since 2002, Peggy Hoffman and Peter Houstle at Mariner Management have been talking about the need for associations to take a hard look at their chapter model. This process requires digging deep and continually asking “Why” until you get to the less obvious issue underlying the problem.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Pre-Qualifying Volunteers

Idea Architects

It can fast track the purchase process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Four Innovation Lessons with.

Idea Architects

More than 10 years old, the ABC Nightline episode in which the innovation gurus from IDEO redesign the grocery store shopping cart still offers timeless insights about the innovation process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #15: Tools for.

Idea Architects

Facilitators can use simple process tools to help make individuals views public and to facilitate a more thorough examination of their implications. Once insights have been gathered from this process, you should then facilitate open discussion. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

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The 4 myths about DELP

Association Advocacy Chick

When I was accepted into DELP in 2008, I was Director of Political Advocacy for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, had worked in the association community for 13 years and earned my MA in Government from Johns Hopkins University in 2002. Myth #3 – The selection process is not competitive. The process is so competitive, many current scholars had to apply multiple times before finally gaining acceptance into the program (myself included).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Authenticity: 10 Favorite Quotes

Idea Architects

Newsweek , March 11, 2002, p. “Every person must follow his or her own process. There is no goal in living our process, except to live it. Our processes can change. Our lives can change as we participate in the process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: A Dozen Favorite Quotes About.

Idea Architects

“The process of really being with other people in a safe, supportive situation can actually change who we think we are. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

NCAA Shifts Agent Standards Amid Public Outcry

Associations Now

Paul is no small figure in modern basketball—having been discovered by close friend LeBron James in 2002, he now represents many of the biggest stars in basketball, including James, John Wall, Anthony Davis, and Draymond Green.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Instead of Training, Try Talking

Idea Architects

The proposed work involves having a consultant do individual interviews and offer recommendations, lead some training on interpersonal communication, and maybe provide some ongoing process consultation. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Watch Out for Unintended.

Idea Architects

Your internal processes and procedures for vetting ideas cut off interesting and potentially breakthrough possibilities that the current data doesn’t support or portend? Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: My Simple Business Blueprint

Idea Architects

I mean blueprint. ; ) The only hiccup I had while processing the list is sometimes the folks in charge of contracts can make it painful, but then they disappear during the project and you end up working with some pretty wonderful people. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Leadership Limerick: Innovation Requires Many Contributions

Idea Architects

Instruments like the Team Dimensions Profile or the KAI, Kirton Adaption-Innovation Inventory , can help assess the contributions individuals can make to the innovation process. The innovation process involves many roles and perspectives. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Mr. Rebates: – An In-depth Review

SocialFish

Yes, this is a legitimate company that has been in existence since 2002. The second group that makes use of the Mr. Rebates website are customers who are looking for some great deals and coupons and of course, looking to make some money from their cashback process.

Flipped Volunteering: The Better Way to Invite and Engage

Idea Architects

Moreover, lets make this a standard part of the membership application process (or the confirmation of joining) instead of treating volunteer recruitment as a separate effort done at a different time. process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Timeless Questions, Timely Tactics

Idea Architects

Any answers identified during a planning process are temporary by nature. 2) establish a process for screening the ideas such discussions produce and (3) add them as desired into your strategic plan. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Seven Questions to Move Things.

Idea Architects

In some limited cases though, the only way the answers can comfortably be shared is if the process is anonymous. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Group Offers Benchmarking Benefits Through Tiered, Online Program

Associations Now

The TCA Profitability Program, run using the inGauge online platform, is an outgrowth of the organization’s Best Practice Groups, which were established in 2002 to connect eight to 14 peer companies and allow them to share their successes and challenges to help each other improve.

What Kids Can Teach Us About Life and Leadership

Idea Architects

They don’t take such apparent defeats as setbacks; rather they see them as a natural part of the process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

PSA To Nonprofits: GDPR May Apply to You

SocialFish

In short, GDPR is an EU regulation that outlines the requirements for how companies process personal data from the EU. What follows are a few tips on how to jump-start the process. Update processes to comply with new rules.

Facilitation Friday #9: Build Capacity to Accomplish More

Idea Architects

” Engaging in this process allows individuals to see boundaries between departments, positions, and functional areas as permeable, something that must be regularly evaluated for their impact and effectiveness. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3).

Facilitation Friday #1: Anyone Can and Everyone Should

Idea Architects

Too often we think of facilitation as the sole domain of the department head, the board chair, or the consultant leading a planning process. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Becoming You: 9 Questions & 6 Resources on Authenticity

Idea Architects

Speak (2002). Crossing the Unknown Sea by David Whyte (2001) Whyte is a poet who has written several “crossover” books that apply artistic insights to business processes. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Facilitation Friday #29: Six Questions for Decision-Making

Idea Architects

Managing participative decision-making, particularly with diverse individuals who may come from various departments or functional areas, requires strong group process and facilitation skills. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #11: Who Should.

Idea Architects

And dont forget honoring the shared agreements or norms the group has created and the originally stated purpose and process for the facilitated effort. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Making Meetings Matter

Idea Architects

They come to learn processes that will prevent crises from occurring or help those in need when disaster does strike. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4).

State Government Groups Release Recommendations for IT Procurement

Associations Now

Two groups representing state employees released an action plan, encouraging state governments to improve the process of acquiring technology. However, NASCIO has been working to modernize procurement since 2002, though without as strong an advocacy campaign behind it, Robinson explained.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: When the Professional is Also.

Idea Architects

But it also means our organizations must thoughtfully manage those moments when members of the community are told no because of budget restrictions, a competitive program proposal process, or limited slots on certain committees for task forces. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Study: Top Execs Willing to Jump Ship for New Jobs

Associations Now

Back in 2002, more than half of executives were willing to actively consider a new job when contacted by a recruiter, according to a new study. New analysis of data from a decade ago finds 52 percent of executives were willing to pursue a new job if contacted by a recruiter.

Facilitation Friday #19: Resisiting Resistance is Futile

Idea Architects

The process. Sometimes people are committed to the purpose of the gathering, but resist the process. It seems we have some individuals who feel like the current process is serving us well, but a few individuals whod like to revise our approach. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4).

Facilitation Friday #10: Establish Rules of Engagement

Idea Architects

You could begin the process prior to the first meeting or conversation, anonymously collecting and aggregating individuals ideas via an online tool like SurveyMonkey. Personally, the time I spend on this process loosely correlates to the length of time this group will be with each other.

Making a Difference in a World that Seems Different

Idea Architects

The process of making meaning may indeed have changed as individuals approach decision-making opportunities resembling those from the past, but now with a slightly (or significantly) altered framework of what matters most. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Making the Most of the In Between: Facilitation Friday #30

Idea Architects

If our facilitation doesnt design for the smooth handoff from one component of the process to another instead of running a smooth relay team, we end up with a mere collection of individual performances that dont get us to the finish line. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #21: How to.

Idea Architects

The closing section of a facilitated effort should include a carefully calibrated mix of attention to both the content and process of what just took place. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2).

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #26: Silence as.

Idea Architects

Honors introverts’ need for time to process internally before speaking. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects.

Facilitation Friday #25: Five Keys to Strategy Discussions

Idea Architects

While the debate rages on about whether or not strategic planning as a process is alive, dead, or on life support (see here , here , and here ), organizations must still craft strategy. Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3).

Facilitation Friday #23: Going in Different Directions

Idea Architects

Youll need to determine if reporting from the small group needs to occur, as well as the process for doing so that elicits the most useful information in the most efficient way. Using such "parallel processes" requires less time than a serial facilitation format. Dec 2002 (6).

What American Idol and Food Network Star teach associations about mentoring

Aaron Wolowiec

Additionally, Iovine co-produced the hit films “8 Mile” starring Eminem and “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” with 50 Cent, as well as two consecutive Super Bowl Halftime Shows: one in 2002 featuring U2, and the other in 2003 featuring Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting. How do you engage more seasoned professionals in the mentoring process? As another season of American Idol comes to a close (congratulations Phillip Phillips!),

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Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Facilitation Friday #8: Help Surface.

Idea Architects

Dec 2002 (6). Nov 2002 (4). Sep 2002 (2). Aug 2002 (3). Jul 2002 (3). Jun 2002 (2). May 2002 (4). Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas.

Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

But with email, there are myriad ways to both send and receive emails, and the complicated production process can throw folks for a loop. Associations, obviously, have been doing this email thing for a long time, so there are a lot of folks familiar with the process.