The assertion has been made that success in facilitating is abstract. While that may be true, what happens when meetings go much longer—or much shorter—than intended? Or go somewhere else entirely?
Facilitating well is an art. There is process, and there are guidelines. The challenge is navigating across these in order to guide a group to meaningful results.
What does a meeting facilitator do? What is the essential role they play? An exploration of how to facilitate well.