Set a company-wide standard for meetings that reach their goals—and end on time.
How often have you asked someone how the meeting went, only to hear: a total waste of time! Yet meetings can be a powerful business tool, bringing people together to solve problems, share ideas, or focus everyone's efforts on a common goal.
Learn how to avoid the common pitfalls that often derail meetings, as well as proven methods that can have a dramatic impact on the effectiveness of your meetings.
- Define specific goals
- Create a clear agenda
- Provide materials up front
- Set expectations
- Stick to your agenda
- Guide participation
- Control problem attendees
- End on time
You’ll learn how being properly prepared allows you to encourage engagement and teamwork while keeping the meeting on time and on track. And you’ll see specific techniques for a variety of specialized situations, including remote online meetings. We're all busy these days and we can't afford to waste our time with nonproductive meetings.