There are some great tools out there to help but being a helpful facilitator it is still all about preparation and process.
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A priest probably has to be many things to many people. My latest Linked article explains how impressed I was with Don Massimo’s public speaking skills during his weekly sermon.
The sooner you manage to release the enthusiasm in the room to actually create something the better.
Set tasks when planning your training that allow people to work in small groups of two or three people so those less extrovert or with less confidence can still find their voice.
Video the performances and give immediate feedback, also allowing the particants themselves to provide their throughts.
Questions like: “What really worked well?” or directly to the participant “What would you do differently?” are good ways to invite feedback. Be positive, keep the energy high.
The above was taken from a one-day presenting skills training course.
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