In my previous article I addressed my thoughts on how to best facilitate a discussion around strategy with the leaders of an organisation. When a leadership team is gathered together to discuss strategy, as mentioned in the previous article, a great way to start the conversation is to begin with information gathering with a focus on educating everyone in the room. The conversation then evolves to look at the situation through a number of future frames (outlined in detail here). As the team moves through analysing and defining the strategy through these frames, breakthrough questions will begin to emerge. As a facilitator of these workshops, these can be the moments in the meeting that can be a turning point and really move the team forward with momentum. It’s vitally important to recognise when these questions arise, harness them promptly and steer the group into pondering and collaborating on solving these questions. ..