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