When you are a leader, you are required to attend a lot of meetings. You have management meetings, planning meetings, training meetings, project meetings, etc. The list goes on… meetings, meetings, meetings… Sometimes they are very effective meetings and other times they are almost a complete waste of time. So what does it take to have effective meetings?
8 Keys to Run Effective Meetings
Before getting people together in a meeting, understand the value of people’s time. People are busy and have many important responsibilities they must address on a regular basis. Be considerate of others’ time and the many things they have to do.
Too many meetings are held just for the sake of having a meeting. Often, the meeting purpose no longer exists, but the meeting continues. Some will say, “We’ve always had the meeting so we should always have it!” These meetings are most likely a waste of time because they are not effective. [Read more…] about 8 Keys to Run Effective Meetings