Tyner Blain suggests number of ways to improve the effectiveness of the meeting – it’s a key to gain more time to do the actual work. Tips contains pointers to do prior, during and after meetings:

Before the meeting:

  • Define Goals for the Meeting
  • Prepare an Agenda in Advance
  • Administrivia

During the meeting:

  • Keep Topics Relevant to the Attendees
  • Demonstrate Respect for People’s Time
  • Administrivia
  • Deliverables

After the meeting:

  • Wrap-up

Conclusion and action items are important for a meeting. A quick rule of thumb – if we cannot gain any outcomes from the meeting, we do not need the meeting at all.

Make Your Meetings 60% More Effective – [Tyner Blain]

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