How to build group trust? Leaders start here.

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Two weeks ago, we talked about the 5 dysfunctions that groups commonly face. In short, there are truly not many totally unique problems when it comes to group management. Almost everything comes down to what you’re doing or not doing to build group trust and encourage a depth of connection. Aside: maybe you immediately saw … Read more

Conflict is not the enemy: 3 strategies for healthy group conflict

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Healthy group conflict: secret’s in the sauce When it comes to group conflict, we rarely hear anyone CELEBRATING its inevitable existence. Often, we hear of people and groups trying to avoid it at all costs. BUT, we know that conflict is an unavoidable part of human connection. We know that healthy group conflict can lead … Read more

Group Management dynamics: task-oriented small teams

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Groups vs teams: Aren’t they the same thing? Often, we think of the words ‘group’ and ‘team’ as being interchangable. We use them intuitively without need for a strong distinction. For our purposes today, let’s think of a ‘team’ as a small subset of a larger, ongoing group that comes together for a short time … Read more

What Group Management Is: Top 7 Activities

What Group Management Is

Less entropy, more symphony.. So you’re starting a group, or taking on a leadership role in an established group! Congratulations! You’re now immediately looking for ways to be effective in this new venture, and to use everyone’s time efficiently.  You want to capitalize on the group buzz to get everyone’s energy and talents pointed in … Read more

Why Group Management Activities? Good ‘Grouping’

Group Management Activities: Good Grouping

‘Grouping’ as a Verb… Group Management activities should facilitate ‘good grouping.’  So what does that mean?  By ‘good grouping,’ we are not talking about target shooting outcomes!  We want to talk about ‘good grouping’ from a different perspective.  So let’s look at the word  group.  Group can be used as a noun when talking about … Read more

When Group Management Fails: Top 5 Reasons

When Group Management fails

Group Management failure … Group Leaders/ Facilitators / Admins are usually not to blame for a Group’s Failure to Thrive!  They are conscientious, busy people who know how to get things done.  They recognize we are better together as a Group than apart.  Good leaders can get the rest of us to affirm shared goals … Read more

Welcome to Groupizy!

Groupizy is a web-based application to help groups, clubs, organizations etc do what groups of individuals with a shared interest do: communicate, schedule, organize and perform, and make decisions while also storing important artifacts such as documents and images. Groupizy makes groups easy. | https://groupizy.com/

Welcome to Groupizy…Group Management Software that will make your group hum! We needed this toolbox 20 years ago, because we were engaged in our community, schools, civic organizations, church, extended family, and neighborhood.  Some type of communication needed to happen, almost everywhere we turned.  Multiple calendars got crazy and keeping up with documents, lists, flyers … Read more

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