How to Create a Meeting Agenda

Posted on January 28, 2015

You have probably heard at some point that having an agenda and sticking with it is key to an effective meeting. Research shows that 50 percent of the time spent in meetings is wasted. Not surprisingly, the absence of a proper meeting agenda is the single most common cause to ineffective meetings and wasted time. Having a clear meeting agenda will keep your meetings on track, keep you and the other participants focused on the issues at hand, ...

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5 Rules to Avoid Death By a Thousand Meetings

Posted on January 15, 2015

We all have meetings. Most of us have a lot of meetings. But even though meetings seem to be one of our biggest time-sucks they are nevertheless essential. According to a survey by Harris Interactive, a Nielsen company, planned meetings (68%) as well as spontaneous meetings (66%) are second only to email (91%) when enterprise teams are asked which their preferred means of communication are. The survey goes on to show that enterprise workers ...

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Not Working With Meeting Management? Then It’s About Time.

Posted on December 8, 2014

Try answering these questions: What is the total cost of meetings in your organization? How many hours does your staff spend in meetings per week or per day? How many of those meetings could be spared and devoted to something more productive? Do your meetings have the effect you are looking for?  If your company or organization is investing large amounts of time in meetings, these and many more questions are relevant to address. Time ...

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