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What can you do when Meetings are sapping productivity at your workplace?

This is a long post so I’ve broken it into two parts

  • Part 1 – look at your own meeting booking habits
  • Part 2 – The story of a manager who absolutely loves meetings…
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Meetings

Meetings have a bad rep and in a lot of cases it is well deserved.  Just mention having a meeting and all you hear is… 266 more words

Project Management

Heather Rome, Formerly of DAI - Running Effective Meetings

Heather Rome, formerly of DAI, has seen her fair share of meetings during her professional life, many of which she organizes herself. If you are ever in a position where you have the opportunity to organize… 258 more words

Business Services

NLCCC Capacity Building Subcommittee Hosts 2-Part Parliamentary Procedure Workshop

The North Lawndale Community Coordinating Council’s Capacity Building Subcommittee today held the second of a two-part workshop on parliamentary procedure at the Sankofa House, located at 4041 West Roosevelt Road.   276 more words

NLCCC

Enable Multi-channel communication in your next meeting!

All have been in one of those meetings. The one where only a couple of voices speak, and we never get a chance to add to the conversation. 418 more words

Perspective

How to Run a Meeting

My fundamental meeting philosophy:

Any meeting worth having is a meeting worth planning, recording, and sharing.

There are several ways to organize and run meetings but I find the following two items critical:

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Basic Business Advice

Reflections from the ICA:UK Facilitation Course

With so much advice and information available on effective meetings it might seem strange that people still complain that meetings are a waste of time. One explanation might be that most meetings lack a facilitator – someone with no agenda of their own, whose role is to ensure that the group’s objectives are met and who will  help with the flow of the meeting. 284 more words