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Facilitator's and Trainer's Toolkit by Artie Mahal

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Chapter 4 Facilitation Leadership

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.

~ Lao Tsu

As the name implies, the facilitator is the leader of the session when facilitating workshops, meetings, training or teams. He or she has the obligation to possess good leadership attributes and use them effectively. A leadership role in facilitating work groups is different from leadership roles in organizations or in politics. Session leader attributes are broken down into three areas as depicted in Figure 4.1.

Figure 4.1 – Facilitation Leadership Framework: “Bringing who you are, to what you do”

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