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What's different about facilitation?

Facilitation is one of the Key skills of the Knowledge Manager. The vast majority of organisational knowledge is carried in people's heads, and the …

How to Facilitate Project Meetings

I was managing a critical project a few years ago, and we needed a workshop to sort out the project requirements. It was really important that the …

Enhancing understanding through Teaching and Facilitation

Although teaching and facilitation share some skills, becoming a good teacher or a good facilitator requires two different sets of skills.When …

How to Engage Introverts at Conferences

Join over 60,000 subscribers that use EventMB to stay on top of How to's, Trends & Event Technology.<p>Editor, <b>Julius Solaris</b><p>Participative learning, …

Six quick facilitation tips

Facilitation Skills Training: Managing Difficult Meeting Personalities | Facilitator Dana Brownlee

Facilitation Skills: Best & Worst Facilitator Practices

How To Be A Great Facilitator

Cognizant opens 'digital business collaboratory' in Melbourne to facilitate innovation

Professional services company Cognizant has launched its first Asia-Pacific 'collaboratory' in Melbourne, aimed at facilitating collaboration between …

Innovation

SixSteps Facilitation by Josef W. Seifert

How Much Does Human Capital Cost An Entrepreneur?

Many entrepreneurs begin a business by brainstorming an idea with their spouse or a professional colleague. In the idea stage, it is easy for the entrepreneur to continue working at a salaried job while developing the idea. Increasingly, a startup can begin with a few online applications, the …

Entrepreneurship

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Self-improvement

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …

How to Write a Great Business Plan: Key Concepts

The first in a comprehensive series to help you craft the perfect business plan for your startup.<p>Some entrepreneurs succeed without a business plan. With great timing, solid business skills, entrepreneurial drive, and a little luck, some founders build thriving businesses without ever creating even …

Small Business

How to Build Self-Discipline in 4 Easy Steps

Harry S. Truman once said, “In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all …

10 Simple Secrets You Need to Know to Increase Employee Engagement

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By some accounts, an epidemic of worker disengagement is raging in this country. In its most recent “State of the American Workplace” report, Gallup Research found that 70 percent of U.S. workers were either not engaged or were …

Employee Engagement

25 Tools to Make Your Company Look Bigger Than it Is

Appearance is everything with consumers, who may trust large companies more than smaller ones. These platforms, websites, and apps can help.<p>Being a small company has its upsides. You're fast and nimble, and you don't have any bureaucracy mucking up your ability to get things done. However, being …

Small Business

A Social Media Guide for Startups and Entrepreneurs

How startups can leverage the power of social media.<p>Over the past few years, an interesting transformation has occurred in the business world. Social media has become less of an optional marketing opportunity and more of a priority. In fact, platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become integral …

Social Media

“Guys, Let’s Grow The Hell Out Of This Company”: How Y Combinator Startups Go Big

The startup factory’s philosophy can be summed up simply: Grow fast! A look at how startups figure out what that means.<p>Liz Wessel has a number in mind: a jaw-dropping digit that she believes will be significant enough to convince even the most skeptical audience that she’s onto something big. The …

4 Tips to Raise Funding for Your Startup

<i>This is part of the #StartupMentor series - featuring founders who share their advice in building successful businesses.</i><p>One of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing thousands of smart business ideas from coming to life is the question of funding. Would-be entrepreneurs quake in their boots at the …

4 Disruption Concepts to Help Your Pivot Your Startup

Disruption is how startups thrive and steal market share from legacy companies. Here are 4 disruptive concepts you can adapt to your business.<p>Most entrepreneurs want do something disruptive--to waltz into an industry vertical, shake vigorously, and rise like cream the top.<p>Disruptive innovation, the …

Innovation