Category Archives: Meetings

Assign Homework Before Meetings

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Keys to Asking Good Questions

During meetings, the leader’s job is to draw out teammates, clarify confusion and direct the conversation without dominating it Continue reading

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Rein in Runaway Meetings

Use these smart strategies to end team meetings on time. Continue reading

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Eliminate 6 Bad Meeting Behaviors

Remove all doubt about why meetings feel like a waste of time. Videotape a few sessions and then review the participants’ behavior. Continue reading

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Require meeting prep

Guarantee that team members arrive at meetings ready to participate. Test them on the background materials you distribute in advance. Include a note with the materials explaining that you will begin the meeting with a quiz. Anyone who doesn’t pass … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Avoid Unnecessary Meetings

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Avoid these top meeting pet peeves

This is a guest post by Jean Kelley. Tell most businesspeople that there’s another meeting on their agenda and you’ll likely see them shake their heads, roll their eyes and mumble something under their breath. That’s because nearly all meetings … Continue reading

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