How to Facilitate Insanely Effective Community Meetings with Douglas Ferguson

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In this episode of Masters of Community, we speak with Douglas Ferguson, President at Voltage Control, a change agency that helps enterprises sustain innovation and teams work better together with custom-designed meetings and workshops, both in-person and virtual. Our host, David Spinks, VP of Community at Bevy and Co-Founder of CMX, moderated the conversation.
They discuss the structure and various kinds of meetings, how to facilitate effective meetings, and what people are doing wrong when they run them. This will be useful for those who manage people or run meetings within a company or community.

Who is this episode for? Community builders, community managers, community leaders, community facilitators

[00:00 - 07:08] - Douglas' intro
[07:09 - 10:39] - Defining a meeting
[10:40 - 19:06] - What is an artifact?
[19:07 - 29:16] - Back-to-back meetings
[29:17 - 48:56] - Collaborating across teams
[34:01 - 43:19] - Types of facilitated meetings
[43:20 - 51:26] - Defining the purpose
[51:27 - 1:02:04] - Informative meetings and team health
[1:02:05 - 1:15:05] - Rapid-fire question round

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The Business of Belonging: How to Make Community your Competitive Advantage:

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