How To Make Meetings Work For YOU

How To Make Meetings Work For YOU Meetings are nice when there are only two people involved – big meetings become unwieldy and there are just too many different agendas happening for everyone to leave feeling that they have participated, had their say and got what they wanted from the process. Large meetings are unproductive …

How Much Do Your Meetings Cost?

How Much Do Your Meetings Cost? Meetings are a major cost to any organisation so they need to be managed effectively and efficiently. Are you getting your money’s worth? Use the formulae below to find out: (# people) X (annual hours) X (annual hourly rate) = Total Annual Cost Multiply the number of people attending …

Skills Spot – Setting Meeting Ground Rules

Skills Spot – Setting Meeting Ground Rules Everyone arrives on time. Everyone prepares for each and every session. We test assumptions and inferences regarding what individuals explain/share Individuals share what they know or think they know – no holding back information for purpose of being “one-up” on others. We practice courteous communication behaviours. We show …

Having Magic Meetings

Having Magic Meetings Avoiding common errors Contact the participants before the meeting to set the scene and to gauge their initial thoughts and approaches. This is especially important for stakeholders and decision makers. Know if the meeting is about you making the decision and then telling those present or is it about consulting all present …