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Tips for running effective meetings

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Are your meetings effective or do you ever hardly know why there was one in the first place?

If part of your job is hosting meetings, you want to keep everyone on-task and focused. Here are tips to help.

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Tips for running effective meetings

  1. 1. { TIPS FOR RUNNING } EFFECTIVE MEETINGS
  2. 2. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Meetings are a constant in business life. They can either be motivating and helpful, or they can be boring and a waste of time. Make your meetings effective and motivating with these tips!
  3. 3. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } The basics Come prepared Be a team player Follow up
  4. 4. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Come prepared Time is money!
  5. 5. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Come prepared Find out who the main stakeholders are Define at least 3 key takeaways from the information you want to deliver Email an agenda 1 business day before the meeting
  6. 6. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Come prepared Arrive at least 5 minutes early Bring a pen and paper Bring all relevant data
  7. 7. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Be a team player NO SMARTPHONES!
  8. 8. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Be a team player Be brief and concise Do not interrupt the presenter(s) Refrain from participating in side conversations or comments
  9. 9. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Be a team player Challenge ideas, not people Disagree without being disagreeable
  10. 10. { TIPS FOR RUNNING EFFECTIVE MEETINGS } Follow up Always send a follow-up communication Follow-ups should include a summary of what was discussed, key takeaways and action items Send your follow-up within 1 business day of the meeting

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