If meetings were meaningful, effective, productive and helpful – wouldn’t people WANT to go to the meeting? Yet, far too often, meetings are NOT looked at as a “Goody, another meeting I get to go to!” Instead, meetings are seen as time-wasters and distractions to the REAL work a leader has to do.
At the heart of a good meeting is collaborative, necessary engagement to discuss, decide or have effective information flow. The meeting is conducted efficiently and the right people are there. In fact, a good meeting has the following elements: held at the right time, with the right content, for the right people, in the right amount of time.
How you accomplish this is not hard. Indeed, it is quite simple. But simple isn’t equated with easy – because of how meetings have always been scheduled and conducted in your company.Read more