When Your Participants Aren’t Ready to Work

It happens to us all. You've prepared for your workshop, sent out the pre-work and then your participants aren't ready to work. It can sometimes be hard to get participants ready to work because they are usually the ones who are running the businesses we're supporting. How much more can you really ask of them? Here are a few things I've tried over the years.

Five Guidelines for Effective Meetings

I believe the foundation of effective requirement meetings (or workshops) are a sound set of principles. These principles will guide you through when and why meetings should be called, who should attend and what outputs should come out of the meeting.  I've got 5 key principles I recommend for planning effective requirement meetings.