Categories Life at Work Video Facilitator or Presenter? Which one are you? Post author By Rex Post date January 10, 2012 2 Comments on Facilitator or Presenter? Which one are you? Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Tags class, facilitator, learning, presentation ← Don’t Think Too Much → Being Curious Enough to Take Action 2 replies on “Facilitator or Presenter? Which one are you?” The camera is on the steering wheel? No wonder your videos make me nauseous. No, that’s not what I meant. The movement, not the content. Long ago, in music, I realised that many bass players are really frustrated guitarists. There are eleven million guitar players within 100 feet of you at any given time, and about two bass players, so, they switch so they can find a band. Then, they think that because they’re playing a guitar, that it’s the same thing. And it’s not. Bass is the foundation, guitar is layered on top of it. Rarely do they play the same thing; that’s not the point. When we’re performing one role when we’re supposed to be filling a different role, even a subtly different role, we’re ineffective and others aren’t served. (When bass players start playing leads or competing with the guitarist, music dies an ugly death.) Great analogy, Joel. I hope I’m not a frustrated guitarist. Although I actually might be right now (metaphorically speaking), I plan to be able to play both in the future. Is that possible? (My brother can.) (…actually play both instruments, and a bunch more.) Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.