Recommended Resources

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If you’re interested in developing your own facilitation, interviewing, or team-leading skills, these are some of my favorite resources to help you get started.

Strategies and tools for working together.

From the Heartland Area Education Agency, a well-organized list of team-based exercises that anyone can use in team meetings.

Facilitating group discussions, from the Open University

An excellent interactive 2-3 hour course on the basics of small group facilitation and decision-based meetings.

How your organization’s experts can share their knowledge. 

Many knowledge-intensive organizations struggle with sharing expert knowledge across the organization to develop greater expertise among non-experts.  This article suggests ways for experts to engage.

Leech, B. (2002). Asking questions: Techniques for semistructured interviews. PS: Political Science and Politics, 35(4), 665-668.

Great tips for novice interviewers.

Looking for more resources and readings? Many of my blog posts have links to further reading or additional resources.