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The “Just One Thing…” Podcast
In this episode of Just One Thing, Megan Evans and Suzanne Whitby share some ideas about how to use the Value Line Continuum to take the temperature of a room, make opinions eye-visible, and nudge participants towards a decision.
Workshops, websinars and on-demand facilitation
Better Online Meetings for organisations & conferences
In this high-energy, interactive session, Megan & Suzanne will share a selection of their best ideas to help meeting organisers plan, host and facilitate online meetings like a PRO.
At a glance
- 6-100 participants
- 90-120 minutes
- Ready-made workshop – run it as-is
- Optional: customisable based on your needs
Better Online Meetings for your team
A half-day, hands-on workshop to help a select group of meeting organisers in your organisation build practical skills that they can put to work immediately. Participatory, practical, and focused on “learning by doing”.
At a glance
- 2-12 participants
- 1/2 day
- Tailored to your needs
Planning and facilitating your BEST Online meeting (1-to-1)
So you’ve been asked to organise an online meeting and you’d like someone to help you plan it and/or co-facilitate the meeting so that you can learn by doing. Our meeting mentoring approach is all about giving you what you need, whether that’s a bit of a advice, a guiding hand, suggestions for tools and tips, or practical support on the day. Tailored to your needs.
At a glance
- 1-to-1 training & mentoring
- As long as you need us
- Tailored to your specific requirements
Professional meeting facilitation (online and virtual)
As professional meeting facilitators with over a decade of combined experience of designing and leading online and virtual meetings, we’re always happy to help orgasations and teams who feel that an external facilitator can help their meeting run more effectively and yield measurable results.
At a glance
Our professional facilitation and moderation services are tailored to your event, your requirements and the needs of your group.
Public events & workshops
Every month, we offer a free online surgery where three meeting organisers and innovators have the chance to share a challenge or question and get rapid-fire input from a diverse group of facilitators. We also offer regular skills-based workshops, methods & approaches training, and really useful webinars to help individuals build their online meeting skills.
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Megan and Suzanne first met during the COVID pandemic. In the weeks and months that followed, Suzanne tapped into Megan’s facilitation expertise, Megan tapped into Suzanne’s communication expertise, and soon the two realised that they shared a common goal: to take the pain and frustration out of online meetings of all shapes and sizes.
As active members of the International Association of Facilitators, they knew that they were already part of a community of expert meeting organisers, but they couldn’t help thinking, “What about everybody else who runs meetings?”. They did some brainstorming to work out who aside from professional meeting organisers might need help in making online meetings better, and the list was long. It included:
- team leaders and project managers
- in-house trainers and HR gurus
- managing directors and workshop leaders
- sales teams and support staff
- researchers and students
- municipality staff and public engagement professionals
- conference organisers and management retreat hosts
In short, they realised that anyone who organises meetings might occasionally need a bit of help.
Meeting Innovators was born in 2023 to meet that need. Together, Megan and Suzanne organise free community Meetups, run affordable open courses, and produce a punchy podcast to help anyone who wants to have more useful meetings build skills and tackle challenges.
They also offer online and virtual skill-building webinars and workshops, and are happy to to chat about helping you with professional faciltation for your event, too.
Megan is a meeting innovator, facilitator, trainer, coach and consultant with over 30 years’ experience of helping charities, groups, teams, organisations and networks improve their group working, delivery and organisational performance.
She uses solutions focused approaches to bring people together, drawing on their skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to help move groups forward and bring about lasting change.
Megan is Welsh, and works virtually and remotely with groups across the world from Wales or Scotland, depending on where her work takes her, and can be found hosting the occasional in-person and on-site meeting in interesting locations in the UK.
Suzanne is a meeting innovator, facilitator, trainer & communication specialist. She is driven by a vision of sustainable, hopeful future, and she works with communities, groups, teams and businesses interested in shifting to more sustainable ways of doing things in the service of people, planet and prosperity. She has a high-energy, hands-on approach that get people engaged involved, and through experiential processes and participatory approaches, she encourages discussion and action that leads to measurable SHIFTs.
Suzanne is proud South African, and a long-time resident of Innsbruck, Austria. She works virtually and remotely with international groups, and occasionally hops on a train to deliver in-person sessions.
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