Who Cares About Facilitation Skills?

Guila Muir and Associates


kite-flying-030513-thumb-594xauto-464231.jpgWho Cares About Facilitation Skills?

by Guila Muir

Why Facilitation Skills are Important: A different kind of power

On September 12 of 2001, I was scheduled to give a facilitator training to up to 150 leaders in state government. Shocked and horrified by the events of 9/11, I wondered if the workshop should be canceled. What could the relevance of facilitation possibly be to this horribly changed world? The organizers decided to move forward, and as I drove to the training site, I wondered how I would even approach the event.

As I drove, I reviewed in my mind why I value facilitation. I thought about one of its many definitions, “the art of ensuring that all voices are heard.” I began to feel its relevance to the changed world. Though, in itself, facilitation cannot ensure collaboration or agreement among people with diverse viewpoints, it can…

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