Reflecting on the product of a meeting
To close a meeting with thoughtful reflection on the products.
Pre-Work Required: Design specific questions related to the topic of the meeting
1. Guide the group through a reflection on the product/ accomplishments of the meeting.
2. Can use the Focused Conversation Method.
Objective level: Read out the product of the meeting
Reflective level: What part of this product is exciting or intriguing to you? What part concerns you?
Interpretive level: What are the implications of this product for us?
Decisional level: What are our next steps to implement this product? Who will do it?
Sources: Stanfield, Brian: The Art of Focused Conversation, New Society Press and the Canadian Institute of Cultural Affairs, 1998, p. 59
Williams, R. Bruce: More than 50 Ways to Build Team Consensus, Second Edition, Corwin Press, 2007, p. 241