. . . groups and meetings whose purpose is to
Mike is extensively trained in techniques of guided facilitation that have proven successful for decades in challenging cross-cultural consensus-building and internationally sensitive negotiations.
When Mike facilitates your meeting, it stays focused and on track.
. . . probing questions and well-timed summaries with firm reminders to keep the overall facilitation moving forward.
If comments turn to side issues or irrelevant details, he quickly brings the group back to more vital issues. And he readily deals constructively with anyone seeking to sabatoge or derail the process.
. . . Mike brings a unique blend of competencies to the process:
Ethics and Integrity:
. . . during decades of service in church and non-profit settings, where building consensus across a volunteer community is essential for success. Formally trained as a facilitator, he excels in facilitating groups that need to achieve high-value outcomes.
. . . in both profit and non-profit organizations, particularly in arenas such as articulating vision, planning strategic direction, defining core values, and working through difficult ethical issues.
As a facilitator, Mike always looks for results that will last. To attain lasting agreements, he believes that the participants must be satisfied at three levels:
While working diligently to bring about a satisfactory outcome, Mike is equally diligent to maintain process integrity and to provide an atmosphere of openness and respect toward everyone in the group.
This approach can make your next facilitated meeting a great success. When you are looking for an artful facilitator, think of Mike Armour and the LeaderPerfect® Solutions of Strategic Leadership Development International.