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Beatrice Briggs

International Institute for Facilitation and Change

Beatrice helps leaders eliminate boring, unproductive meetings, organization-wide, co-creating the conditions that make their meetings worth the time, talent and money invested in them.

As Director of the International Institute for Facilitation and Change, she has worked in over 30 countries with an impressive array of change-oriented organizations, including UNICEF, World Wildlife Fund, Inter-American Development Bank, and the International Center for Development Research, as well as many local initiatives. These experiences have confirmed that boring, unproductive meetings are universal phenomena.

Beatrice is a published author, a certified professional facilitator and past member of the Board of the International Association of Facilitators. A native of the United States, has made Mexico her home since 1998 and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Templates

Defining Decision-Making Criteria

How to Establish Decision-Making Criteria with a Group This meeting agenda template helps teams clarify the scope of an upcoming decision, the information they'll need to gather about each option they consider, and the criteria they'll use to evaluate these option. Use this template as a guide to help you prepare for and lead this meeting.

Contributed Blog Posts

Date Article Title Publisher

01/18/2019

How to Prevent the Opinion Wars That Derail Decision Making Lucid Meetings Blog

10/06/2015

The Root Cause of Boring, Unproductive Meetings Lucid Meetings Blog

Recent Published Articles

Date Article Title Publisher
10/05/2017 Ritual Up! -- Taking Tedium & Waste Out of Meetings Wild Culture