We all spend a lot of time in meetings, but not all meetings are an effective use of our time. Here are nine simple steps to make your meetings more effective and worth the time.
Looking for tools for youth in worker co-ops? Here is a list curated by Strengthening Local Independent Co-ops Everywhere.
Sociocracy is a meeting facilitation technique, which allows participants in a discussion to position themselves on issues using a physical spectrum. Those involved may gain important insights from marginalized perspectives and/or those previously marginalized may feel heard enough to comfortably
This Win-Win Negotiations briefing can be a useful tool in creating positive outcomes for all stakeholders. It is an essential tool in effective communication and conflict transformation.
Consensus is an inclusive and participatory model of decision making and has historically been used by activists since the 1950s. The Latin root of the word is consentire, 'con' meaning together and 'sentire' meaning to feel. Consensus allows a group
‘If you want to go faster, go alone. If you want to go further, go together.’ ~ African Proverb Assets Based Community Development (ABCD) is about discovering and mapping local assets, connecting these assets to work together, and creating opportunities for these assets
Dotmocracy is a transparent, equal opportunity, and participatory large group decision-making tool. Compared to surveys, voting, or typical meeting formats, Dotmocracy provides unique and valuable opportunities. In a Dotmocracy process, every participant can simultaneously present his or her own ideas anonymously
Open Space Technology is a simple way to run productive meetings, for five to 2000+ people, and a powerful way to lead any kind of organization, in everyday practice and extraordinary change. Open Space Technology is one way to enable all