Engagement Training & Development

My Favorite Facilitation Tools

As promised in my last post: in honor of the International Facilitation Week being observed this week, here are some of the facilitator tools I use most often.

For asking the right questions:

  • One of my favorite resources is Questions that Work: A Resource for Facililtators by Dorothy Strachan. This book is not only loaded with important questions, it offers guidance on how and when to ask them.
  • I also created a special file that contains magazine articles and blog posts with interesting and provocative questions. I’m always on the lookout for new content to add to this file. (Note: I keep a similar file for group breakout exercises and planning-related activities.)

For understanding and applying Solutions-Focus:

Additional Key Resources:

To add to this list, please share any facilitator tools or resources you find most helpful.


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