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How to Create Meetings That are Interesting and Empowering

September 3, 2018 744 views

A Collection of Articles About Conducting Great Meetings

Included in this post is a collection of hand-picked articles and resources related to running meetings, but first, a few brief points to consider.

Many people dread going to business meetings because they are boring. If you have a meeting, there are several things you can do that will make your meeting effective. You can even go as far as to make your meetings fun to attend and something people will look forward to.

Considerations related to Business Meetings:

  • The main purpose of a meeting is to share information, create a plan, or get feedback, brainstorm, etc, therefore make sure you are clear about the purpose of your meeting.
  • Great meetings are the ones where everyone interacts and attendees are engaged.
  • Create an agenda and prepare for your meetings in advance to improve the efficiency of your meeting.
  • When possible send out an email with the agenda to attendees beforehand so they have a chance to prepare.
  • When your objectives are clear and people know what to expect you have a better chance of success.
  • Avoid having too many meetings unless necessary or people will start to see them as unimportant.
  • Brush up on your presentation skills.
  • More in the resources below.

Resources

Have a look at the resources I’ve included in this post that will give you the knowledge to create meetings your attendees will enjoy.

Be sure to spend some time on the sections titled “Effective Strategies” and “Checklist For Meetings.” Also, spend some time on the videos included in this post.

How to Run Effective Meetings

How to Run an Effective Meeting – Business Guides – The New York Times

12 Proven Tips for Effective Meeting Management | Scoro

7 Ingredients for Effective Team Meetings, Distilled from Years of Torture

How to Design an Agenda for an Effective Meeting

7 Habits of Highly Effective Meetings | Project Management Hacks

How to Run Effective Meetings That Produce Results

Agenda Samples

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Effective Strategies

7 Habits of Highly Effective Meetings | Project Management Hacks

How to Run an Effective Meeting – Business Guides – The New York Times

Checklists

A Checklist for Planning Your Next Big Meeting

Meeting Checklist for Effective Meetings | MeetingKing

Free Meeting Preparation Checklist | KSL Training

How To Make Meeting Interesting

How to Make a Usually Boring Work Meeting More Exciting

3 Creative Meeting Formats To Make Your Whole Team More Effective

How To Keep Meeting Times on Track

5 Tips to Keep a Meeting On Track: Successful Meetings

The Seven Imperatives to Keeping Meetings on Track

5 Ways Meetings Get Off Track, and How to Prevent Each One

8 Ways to Keep Meetings on Track | SkillsYouNeed

The Worst Meetings Ever

4 Lessons From the Worst Business Meeting Ever

The worst meeting I’ve ever had | LinkedIn

The Worst Office Meetings – ABC News

The Seven Sins of Deadly Meetings

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