Image Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit, and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.—AESOP, 6TH CENTURY B.C.

You can’t hatch chickens from fried eggs.—PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH PROVERB

The process of successful facilitation starts well before you actually begin facilitating a group. The thinking and action necessary for preparing a group session are just as important as the actual group facilitation. Poor preparation leads to poor meetings. In fact, most of the problems and difficulties that arise during the group sessions can be traced to some fault in the design or preparation of the session. Essentially, ...

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