Running Effective Meetings

by | Nov 16, 2016 | Productivity

Three Steps to Delivering An Effective Meeting Every Time:

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PREPARE – Prior to the Meeting

  1. Identify a meeting facilitator
  2. Communicate the objective of the meeting
  3. Gather input on meeting topics
  4. Create and distribute meeting agenda
  5. Designate a minute-taker

 

FACILITATE – During the Meeting

  1. Start and end on time
  2. Provide a welcome and introduction
  3. Work through the agenda (try not to deviate)
  4. Ensure engagement and ask for input and questions
  5. Take meeting minutes (notes)
  6. Discuss a follow up plan and action items

 

FOLLOW UP – After the Meeting

  1. Send out meeting minutes (notes)
  2. Follow up on action items
  3. Add unfinished business to future meeting agendas

 

Source: Advisory Board (https://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/blog/2013/11/the-science-and-strategy-behind-a-great-meeting)

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