- RSS Channel Showcase 4938019
- RSS Channel Showcase 7614558
- RSS Channel Showcase 9681654
- RSS Channel Showcase 7750875
Articles on this Page
- 05/26/17--10:48: _Dealing with Adversity
- 05/26/17--10:59: _History of Gary Rus...
- 06/06/17--10:33: _Public Speaking – M...
- 07/20/17--08:50: _Why Racism is a Har...
- 08/20/17--10:08: _“The Facilitation M...
- 09/18/17--09:00: _FoCuSeD™ People & C...
- 09/18/17--09:10: _FoCuSeD™ Holistic F...
- 09/18/17--09:53: _FoCuSeD™ Facilitato...
- 10/03/17--08:54: _Applying Agile Conc...
- 10/26/17--09:36: _The Must-Have Criti...
- 12/15/17--11:27: _Make People the Rea...
- 01/25/18--06:33: _“Why?” Gives us Pur...
- 02/15/18--06:04: _Strategic Alliance ...
- 03/05/18--12:33: _Lessons from Fiona,...
- 03/07/18--11:27: _Proven Tips for Pro...
- 05/26/17--10:48: Dealing with Adversity
- 05/26/17--10:59: History of Gary Rush Facilitation vs MG Rush Facilitation
- 06/06/17--10:33: Public Speaking – Managing the #1 Fear in the World
- 07/20/17--08:50: Why Racism is a Hard Mindset to Change
- 09/18/17--09:00: FoCuSeD™ People & Conflict online Class
- 09/18/17--09:10: FoCuSeD™ Holistic Facilitation Process Design online class
- 09/18/17--09:53: FoCuSeD™ Facilitator Training
- 10/03/17--08:54: Applying Agile Concepts to Strategic Planning
- 10/26/17--09:36: The Must-Have Critical Skill-Set
- 12/15/17--11:27: Make People the Real Next Big Thing!
- 01/25/18--06:33: “Why?” Gives us Purpose
- 02/15/18--06:04: Strategic Alliance – Business and IT
- 03/05/18--12:33: Lessons from Fiona, our 12-Week old Puppy
- 03/07/18--11:27: Proven Tips for Productive Meetings
Dealing with Adversity – I’m writing this because I led a charmed life until I was 50 years old and then, all hell broke loose. For the past 13 years (yes, I’m 63), I’ve been dealing with business loss, family loss, financial loss and stress like I’ve never had before, life-threatening and life-changing illnesses in family … Continue reading "Dealing with Adversity"
The Unabridged History of “MG Rush Performance Learning now MG Rush Facilitation & Coaching” and “MG Rush Systems now MGR Consulting & Gary Rush Facilitation” “The Internet plays a big part in the life of a modern human being. People rely on the internet for their education, trade, socialization and entertainment; among many other important … Continue reading "History of Gary Rush Facilitation vs MG Rush Facilitation"
The post History of Gary Rush Facilitation vs MG Rush Facilitation appeared first on Gary Rush Facilitator Blog.
Fear of Public Speaking My Dad, my first music teacher, taught me clarinet and one of the first things he had me do was perform a solo at a band contest – I was 8 years old and scared out of my gourd, yet I’ve been in front of groups ever since. People often say … Continue reading "Public Speaking – Managing the #1 Fear in the World"
The post Public Speaking – Managing the #1 Fear in the World appeared first on Gary Rush Facilitator Blog.
I watched the Bill Maher show the other evening and it made me think. Mr. Maher was apologizing for using the “N” word in a previous show. He admitted that it was wrong and explained that it was a comic comment and not meant to hurt. He was sincere, but I watched as one of … Continue reading "Why Racism is a Hard Mindset to Change"
I am pleased to share the fourth conversation of our video series showcasing thought Leaders in facilitation, business analysis, project management, and other areas where “Facilitation” makes an impact. We will continue adding videos – stay tuned. “The Facilitation Masters Conversation Series™” Produced by: Millie Rush, MGRconsulting Facilitation Masters Ingrid Bens, IAF CPF Gary Rush, IAF CPF … Continue reading "“The Facilitation Masters Conversation Series” – by Millie Rush – Conversation 4"
The post “The Facilitation Masters Conversation Series” – by Millie Rush – Conversation 4 appeared first on Gary Rush Facilitator Blog.
“Gary Rush Facilitation – on-line classes will give you the skills to work with a group of people to produce better results.” The future requires a Collaborative skill-set. I’ve been reading about automation, technology, robotics, AI, big data, etc., and I found these emerging trends interesting and useful, but what does this mean for future … Continue reading "FoCuSeD™ People & Conflict online Class"
“Gary Rush Facilitation – on-line classes will give you the skills to work with a group of people to produce better results.” The future requires a Collaborative skill-set. I’ve been reading about automation, technology, robotics, AI, big data, etc., and I found these emerging trends interesting and useful, but what does this mean for future … Continue reading "FoCuSeD™ Holistic Facilitation Process Design online class"
The post FoCuSeD™ Holistic Facilitation Process Design online class appeared first on Gary Rush Facilitator Blog.
FoCuSeD™ Facilitation Training The Impact “When people more effectively learn ‘how to’ use group facilitation skills to engage, empower, and collaborate, the more able society will be at solving any problem of the 21st Century, making the world a better place.” What distinguishes our FoCuSeD™ Classes is the consistent message that they provide. They provide … Continue reading "FoCuSeD™ Facilitator Training"
The Agile Manifesto may have been written initially for software, but its application to Strategic Planning works and it changes Strategic Planning from an event into a process. So, why not apply Agile concepts to Strategic Planning? I believe that planning should be a process not an event. See “Swift” Strategic Planning. I facilitated an … Continue reading "Applying Agile Concepts to Strategic Planning"
I spoke at two conferences within these past two weeks – (1) IIBA Chicagoland Business Analysis Develop Day (ChiBADD) and (2) Data Modeling Zone (DMZ2017). At multiple sessions at each conference, a skill-set that is critical to the success of Business Analysts and Data Modelers kept coming up – facilitation skills, also referred to as … Continue reading "The Must-Have Critical Skill-Set"
You’re drowning in technology; inundated with work that not only requires engaging with others, but also requires meetings that you find a drag and a waste of time. Technology helps you communicate but it’s at a distance. You send and respond to emails and text messages, but you don’t know if the other person is … Continue reading "Make People the Real Next Big Thing!"
Arguably the most important question asked is, “Why?” Even children drive parents crazy asking, “Why?” “Why?” challenges our paradigms. Simon Sinek describes how Steven Jobs begins presentations with “why” then moves to “how” and “what” to increase impact and acceptance of an idea. I instruct my students to focus on “why” in their process designs … Continue reading "“Why?” Gives us Purpose"
A Strategic Alliance is needed… In the 1970’s, IT or DP (Data Processing) as it was called then, frequently was part of the finance department. Those of us in IT promoted the position that we should view business as “customers” and we (IT) as ”service providers”. In some ways, it helped as most organizations established … Continue reading "Strategic Alliance – Business and IT"
My family and I picked up our new Havanese puppy – Fiona – three weeks ago. She has been the focus of our attention since then – puppies require constant attention. She has been an absolute joy and she has shown traits that we all can learn lessons from. Be Curious – Be Present Like … Continue reading "Lessons from Fiona, our 12-Week old Puppy"
There have been a bunch of articles about how meetings don’t work. There have also been lots of suggestions to make them work: tools, artificial timing, etc. Meetings have value and are essential to the success of any organization – they need to be taken seriously. The thing is, meetings work when they are planned … Continue reading "Proven Tips for Productive Meetings"