To discuss a topic in a free form with the facilitator keeping everyone on the topic.
Setting: N one
Pre-Work Required: Prepare a clear statement of the topic.
1. Open the topic,
2. Let the group talk.
3. Facilitator often recognizes each person as they signal their readiness to speak.
4. Intervene when necessary to keep things moving,
5. Ensure focus,
6. Keep ground rules observed.
Follow-Up Required: none
Source: Doyle, Michael and Straus, David: How to Make Meetings Work, Berkley Books, 1976, 1993