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How to Facilitate Great Meetings for Amazing Teams
By Michelle Royal and Joran Slane Oppelt
The fully-illustrated master playbook for turning your meetings into engines of productivity and culture.
Michelle Royal is the founder and Chief Innovation Officer of RIDG (Royal Innovation Design Group). She is a self-made speaker, consultant, and entrepreneur, who was raised in the growing Subway franchise empire
An innovation expert with over 20 years of experience, Michelle specializes in using visualization and facilitation to create breakthroughs in state of mind and behavior. She has worked with over 70,000 professionals around the world, serving executives of the internal technology services teams for the most influential global financial services consulting companies. Michelle is also an artist who brings visual stories together to unlock the latent collective power of organizations and individuals.
Michelle has helped her clients provide clarity around their organization’s vision, build effective and cohesive teams, and tap into their true potential to maximize impact and profit with their ideas. This work has often led to six-to eight-figure returns on the client’s growth, all using principles applied through Michelle’s unique methods.
Michelle holds a Masters of Business Innovation (MBI) from the Deusto Business School in Bilbao, Spain and a Master of Arts in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She served as a Senior Fellow at the Alliance for Innovation and as the first ever Innovation Coach to the European Union, focused on large-scale regional economic development initiatives.
Joran Slane Oppelt is an international speaker, author, creativity coach and consultant. He is the Director of Creativity and Innovation at RIDG (Royal Innovation Design Group). Joran is a member of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners as well as the Global Learning and Exchange Network (founded by David Sibbet). He is a master facilitator, having led game-changing meetings for hundreds of clients and has trained a team of skilled facilitators to drive transformation and deliver “great reckonings in small rooms.”
He is also a former marketing director (Creative Loafing, Straz Center for the Performing Arts), an award-winning producer and singer-songwriter as well as an interfaith minister with certificates in Religious Literacy and Sacred Storytelling.
Joran is the author of Spiritual Edge: Exploring the Boundaries and Future of Religion, Integral Church: A Handbook for New Spiritual Communities and Sentences as well as contributing author to Order of the Sacred Earth (with Rev. Dr. Matthew Fox) and The Creativity Workbook for Coaches and Creatives (with Dr. Eric Maisel).
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Category: Business / Art