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AR Focus Training: 10 Minute Meetings July 2010 <ul><li>Association Representative Training Available to you local upon re...
Communications & 10 Minute Meetings Working Together Efficiently and Accurately Chris Pratt, President of the United Teach...
<ul><li>As a leader, sustainability is key.  Are you doing all of the work, or are you enabling active members to be the l...
Monologue   Dialogue <ul><li>Don’t be a Jay Leno… </li></ul><ul><li>Think as a facilitator… </li></ul><ul><li>Although h...
2010’s Improved Delivery Systems <ul><li>Greater emphasis on e-communications because: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They’re f...
A Communication Strategy <ul><li>Face to face communication  </li></ul><ul><li>Ten Minute Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Save ...
Ten Minute Meetings <ul><li>What you can do in 10 minutes: </li></ul><ul><li>Address any issues that came up the day befor...
10 Minute Meeting -  Sample Announcement and Agenda <ul><li>10 Minute Meeting Announcement </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday,  Ma...
What’s the Goal? <ul><li>Build’s a sense of team </li></ul><ul><li>Provides opportunity for leadership </li></ul><ul><li>E...
Presenter <ul><li>Christopher Pratt </li></ul><ul><li>President, </li></ul><ul><li>United Teachers Assoc. of Center Grove ...
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10 Minute Meetings

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10 Minute Meetings

  1. 1. AR Focus Training: 10 Minute Meetings July 2010 <ul><li>Association Representative Training Available to you local upon request of your UniServ Director </li></ul>
  2. 2. Communications & 10 Minute Meetings Working Together Efficiently and Accurately Chris Pratt, President of the United Teachers Association of Center Grove (UTACG) Association Representative (AR) Training July 2010
  3. 3. <ul><li>As a leader, sustainability is key. Are you doing all of the work, or are you enabling active members to be the leader of tomorrow? </li></ul><ul><li>We’re measured by our actions and not by our words and as communicators, our job is to engender action. </li></ul>Always keep in mind, what do we want from our members?
  4. 4. Monologue  Dialogue <ul><li>Don’t be a Jay Leno… </li></ul><ul><li>Think as a facilitator… </li></ul><ul><li>Although he is funny, it’s really all about him! </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge is power… share and empower your colleagues! </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2010’s Improved Delivery Systems <ul><li>Greater emphasis on e-communications because: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They’re free or very low cost & allow for greater dialogue </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>They’re more immediate and remember… </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Nothing’s Perfect! There is no one perfect way to communicate with everyone, so we need to reach our members in a variety of ways. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. A Communication Strategy <ul><li>Face to face communication </li></ul><ul><li>Ten Minute Meetings </li></ul><ul><li>Save time, make decisions, build relationships, keep your team informed and stop the rumor mill before it builds momentum... all in just 10 minutes </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ten Minute Meetings <ul><li>What you can do in 10 minutes: </li></ul><ul><li>Address any issues that came up the day before </li></ul><ul><li>Assign action items for the day </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions (one idea is to let team members submit questions the day before) </li></ul><ul><li>Address rumors that may be bubbling up </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge yesterday’s achievements </li></ul><ul><li>Get ideas on an upcoming project – Have each team member present their idea in 30 seconds </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Meetings--- Decide what items need more in-depth meetings and assign someone to take the lead </li></ul>
  8. 8. 10 Minute Meeting - Sample Announcement and Agenda <ul><li>10 Minute Meeting Announcement </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday, May 13th </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 SHARP in Phyllis Stark’s room 145 </li></ul><ul><li>( 10 Minutes? You don’t believe it? Bring your stopwatch! ) </li></ul><ul><li>Your bargaining team has declared impasse </li></ul><ul><li>in their negotiations with the Board. </li></ul><ul><li>We need to share some information with you. We need your assistance. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember---Only 10 minutes! </li></ul><ul><li>Adjourning at 3:40 SHARP </li></ul><ul><li>Honestly, it really can be done. </li></ul><ul><li>If you doubt it can be done, come and time us! </li></ul><ul><li>10 Minute Meeting Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Status of bargaining (1 minute) </li></ul><ul><li>What is impasse? (1 minute) </li></ul><ul><li>What does a mediator do? (1 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>How can we ALL support the union’s bargaining team? (3 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline (2 minutes) </li></ul><ul><li>Write down your questions and leave them with John or see Chris after the meeting – I will stick around. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What’s the Goal? <ul><li>Build’s a sense of team </li></ul><ul><li>Provides opportunity for leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Engenders Efficacy </li></ul><ul><li>Informs in a personal and meaningful manner </li></ul><ul><li>Build’s trust </li></ul>
  10. 10. Presenter <ul><li>Christopher Pratt </li></ul><ul><li>President, </li></ul><ul><li>United Teachers Assoc. of Center Grove </li></ul><ul><li>2717 S. Morgantown Rd. </li></ul><ul><li>Greenwood, IN 46143 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Cell 317-908-5747 </li></ul><ul><li>I am happy to help! Feel free to e-mail or call me if you have questions over material covered in this presentation! </li></ul>

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