Have an Effective Meeting
THE WAY TO
- Decide what you want to accomplish.
Prepare for the meeting in advance.
Crate You Ecosystem!
Create You Network!
Create Original Content!
Get Involved and Share
Listen and Monitor
Who is your audience?
What is the purpose of the meeting? (i.e. engage stakeholders, make decisions regarding specific tasks, etc.)
How do you engage participants? (i.e. use post it notes to elicit feedback)
Recognize the limits of useful conversation (i.e. positive feedback loops).
The meeting is just one step in the process. A great deal of the work should be completed in between meetings.
Develop and send out the agenda ahead of time to prepare participants.
Moderate the discussion.
Attempt to create an environment in which participants can speak freely.
Ask participants to share their expertise in specific areas.
Arrange seating so that everyone can see one another and feel equal in the conversation.
Allow yourself to be authoritative to help move the conversation along.
Involve participants in making decisions.
Follow up with important discussions to determine the next steps.