The eleventh (and final) chapter of Unlocking the Magic of Facilitation, downloadable here as an individual resource. Feel free to use it as a way to finish up a facilitator training, as assigned reading, or to spark ideas for a closing (or opening) discussion.
Feel free to use however you’d like to use it.
From the chapter:
The great (and seemingly paradoxical) thing about facilitation is that you often become more credible as a facilitator by owning what you don’t know. This isn’t always the case. Some people will respect you less, or find you less credible for saying you don’t know something, because there is an irrational expectation of “experts” to know everything about a particular topic.
But for many, the mark of a credible trainer is one who is willing to admit when they don’t know something. And admitting that to the group, while scary, is role modeling what you’re expecting of them: being a person who is willing to learn.
To read on click the download link above!