Free webinar "Better Meetings Advance Social Justice"

Social justice meetings deal with important issues that generate strong emotions. It can be challenging to create consensus for action. This webinar covers 4 guidelines that allow every voice to be heard and all opinions to be considered. Learn how to harness individual passion in your meetings to bring about social change in this free on-demand webinar. Hear Laura Morgan's moving personal story about why she became a Black Parliamentarian in Chicago's South Shore. 38 minutes.

Hi! I’m Ann Macfarlane and I understand the pain of dysfunctional meetings

I know the challenge of holding discussions when tempers are hot and feelings run high. I’ve felt the embarrassment of not knowing how to give everyone a fair shake in discussion.

The surprising answer is Robert’s Rules of Order. This system provides effective tools for any group, even a very casual one. I’ve helped thousands of elected officials and nonprofit leaders cut hours off their meeting time and strengthen their decision-making process.

We take the 800+ pages of Robert's Rules and make them practical and user-friendly for you. Welcome to our site with dozens of resources!

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HAVE FUN LEARNING

NEWLY ELECTED SURVIVAL GUIDE
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

45 minutes

  • Participate in your meetings from day one and take your part as a full member of your board.
  • Know the language to use when you want to speak.
  • Feel confident and prepared to make motions and amendments.
  • Take action if your rights are violated and understand your responsibilities.
  • Get comfortable with this demanding system in an informative and entertaining educational experience.

$27

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EFFECTIVE VIDEO & TELEPHONE MEETINGS
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR

45 minutes

  • How can you navigate your online meetings? This webinar gives you 4 practical tools.
  • What’s the right way to keep order? You can keep order while keeping things pleasant.
  • “Oops! Did you just say that?” The chair's role when inappropriate remarks are made.
  • Learn meeting steps to help members discuss and decide… even over the internet.

$17

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Our book, Mastering Council Meetings

Run great meetings with this user-friendly book. Read reader reviews here.