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The Professional Facilitator’s Guide to Radically Inclusive Meetings

Make your meetings THRIVE! Learn how to have more productive, inclusive and
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Civic Reinventions helps your nonprofit, association or public/private partnership thrive. Through innovative meeting designs and professional facilitation, we strengthen your mission, energize your staff and work with you to achieve measurable results.

When you need a professional facilitator to listen to your organization’s needs, craft the right intervention, or lead a summit or annual conference, contact Civic Reinventions.

When your nonprofit, business or partnership is conflicted or needs a greater sense of common purpose and energy, contact Civic Reinventions.

When you need a strategic plan that focuses vision, values, and mission, enrolls all stakeholders, and moves your organization into the future with energy and imagination, contact Civic Reinventions.

When equity, inclusion and cultural competency are central to your mission and you need a roadmap for how to transform your organization, contact Civic Reinventions.

When you need a skilled facilitator to help you hold a respectful dialogue in polarized times on the great issues of the day, contact Civic Reinventions.

When you want to hear the wisdom of every voice in your organization–top to bottom– to strengthen your work and mission, contact Civic Reinventions.

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The Art of Centering ☆

THE ART OF CENTERING Meetings that begin abruptly allow no time to still emotions, collect thoughts, and focus.  People need to separate from what they had been doing. Begin your meeting with centering. People will focus and gain their bearings.  Especially when the subject matter is difficult or controversial, participants need time to breathe deeply […]

Ten Reasons to Hire a Professional Facilitator ☆

Ten Reasons to Hire a Professional Facilitator Handout Facilitating a retreat, strategic plan, or conflicted group takes skill, energy, and experience. While some organizations have the skills internally to facilitate a retreat or strategic plan, here are ten reasons why hiring a professional facilitator may be the right choice for your organization. Professional facilitators are […]

Icebreakers ☆

Great icebreakers launch a great meeting. They dissolve barriers among strangers.

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