1. To exercise power and authority so that you do what you want or you make all the important decisions about how something is run; to be able to make something behave exactly as you want. English = control.
2. To control the direction that someone or something goes, especially horses. English = steer, direct.
3. To work with and lead a group of people in order to make things happen, especially as part of a workshop or training session. English = facilitate.