—David Chojnacki, Executive Director
Near East South Asia Council of Overseas Schools
No more unproductive meetings! The complete guide to getting the most out of every gathering of educators.
Do your meetings spiral angrily out of control? Or simply not make the most of the participants' talents? Lemons to Lemonade by Robert J. Garmston and Diane P. Zimmerman is the playbook you need to promote civil, productive discourse, detailing:
How to prepare yourself to facilitate the discussion and keep it on task
Best practices for squashing conflict without wounding pride
Methods for dealing with "frowners," "interrupters," "subject-changers," "humorists," and other time-waster types
With this book, you will never waste another opportunity for problems to get solved by the combined powers of capable minds.