Three Helpful Facts About JD Solomon’s newest book, Facilitating with FINESSE
I sat down with Ray Moore to discuss my newest book, Facilitating with FINESSE: How to How to Lead Others to Successful Business Solutions. These are the first three questions that frames the book.
Ray: What is your new book about?
JD: It is a practitioner’s guide for 10 common applications that technically trained professionals are frequently asked to facilitate. The range of applications covers quality and reliability techniques such as block diagrams and tree diagrams through master plans and strategic plans.
Ray: What is the premise of the book?
JD: Technically trained professionals are often enlisted to lead teams to workable solutions, despite not having facilitation training, The book is a practitioner’s guide to move good facilitation to great facilitation.
Ray: How to you define facilitation?
JD: The simple definition is to make things easier. The working definition that I use, and that we use in the book and my workshops, is leading a group to solutions that are created, understood, and accepted by all.
Look for more questions, and deeper insights, from the Ray Moore interview in future short-form articles.
JD Solomon is the founder of Communicating with FINESSE, a not-for-profit community of technical professionals dedicated to being highly effective communicators and facilitators.
JD Solomon’s newest book, Facilitating with FINESSE: How to How to Lead Others to Successful Business Solutions, will be available on Amazon.com on May 31, 2023.