So you want to start a facilitation business?

From the IAF Flipchart, here is some fantastic advice from Barbara MacKay:

https://www.iaf-world.org/site/global-flipchart/7/start-business

The very first competency required by the IAF for professional facilitator certification is called Create Collaborative Client Relationships. Being able to do this consistently is the key to building a successful facilitation practice.

It’s how you get clients and keep clients. In this article I’ll share a few tips on this, as well as four more aspects of building an independent facilitation business:

  • Knowing the price of your market
  • Gaining continuous confidence in core facilitation tools and concepts
  • Organising accessible files and bookkeeping records
  • Maintaining and nourishing your well-being on a regular basis.