Last week I shared the reasons why you should be having regular staff meetings. However, your staff meetings won’t be successful if you don’t have a great agenda. Without an agenda meetings will get off track, run too long, and won’t accomplish anything – which is why so many people complain about meetings! However, rather than writing about it, I thought I’d share this short (2 minutes and 38 seconds- come on- you have the time) video with some tips on creating a great agenda that will keep your meetings on track. Enjoy!
The #1 mistake that causes meetings to fail
Let’s face it, most people would rather have a root canal than add another meeting to their calendar. With the average business person attending about 62 meetings a month and finding that over 50 percent of meeting time is totally wasted, it’s no wonder that most people hate meetings. However, there are a lot of […]
The Second Reason Your Meetings Suck the Life Out of Everyone
How many times have you sat through meetings where discussions got off track, tempers flared, and the meeting ran longer than scheduled? These are just some of the frustrations meeting participants feel about a poorly run meeting. That’s why the second reason your meetings suck the life out of everyone is poor facilitation. Last week […]
Three Reasons Your Meetings Suck . . . the Life Out of Everyone – Part I
“Hey, I’m having a meeting this afternoon, do you want to come?” “Yes! HOORAY! Thanks so much for asking!” Said no one ever. Millions of meetings occur in the U.S. every day and most professionals find that they lose approximately 31 hours a month to ineffective meetings. Why, you ask? Because most people who conduct […]