Four Simple Rules for an Effective Meeting Rules (kvaes.be)

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Four simple rules that you should keep in the back of you head when doing/organizing meetings.

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Four Simple Rules for an Effective Meeting Rules (kvaes.be)

  1. 1. 4 Simple Rules for an Effective Meeting By Karim Vaes
  2. 2. Ever felt like this?
  3. 3. After one of these?
  4. 4. You are NOT the only one!
  5. 5. Every meeting must 1 have a purpose!
  6. 6. Meetings cost money , so question yourself whether or not this meeting adds value? This may seem like a no-brainer...
  7. 7. It's all 2 about timing!
  8. 8. Plan with a specific start and stop time. Respect and act accordingly to these times
  9. 9. Keep the meeting on topic, all other things offline! Topics that don't relate to all attendants should be handled separately.
  10. 10. Aim for a maximum of 15 minutes Be aware that people have a short attention span
  11. 11. 3 No passengers!
  12. 12. Restrict attendance to only those who need to be there
  13. 13. A chicken and a pig are together when the chicken says, quot;Let's start a restaurant!quot;. The pig thinks it over and says; quot;What would we call this restaurant?quot;. The chicken says, quot;Ham n' Eggs!quot;. The pig says, quot;No thanks, I'd be committed, but you'd only be involved!quot;. Schwaber and Beedle, 2001 Only have people commited or involved in your meeting. This will reduce “off topic” discussions.
  14. 14. 4 Don't forget the meeting minutes!
  15. 15. Be sure to make notes have action points “What's the point otherwise?” send out the minutes “It's all about communication!”
  16. 16. It's all about timing! Every meeting must have a purpose! No passengers! Don't forget the meeting minutes! Simple Rules for an Effective Meeting
  17. 17. Creative Commons Attribution In order of appearance ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/941592 ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/579286 ~ http://www.flickr.com/photos/antoniofurno/1031022163/ ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/912431 ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/953185 ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/710329 ~ http://www.sxc.hu/photo/665230 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/ Created by Karim Vaes http://kvaes.be/ 22/05/2008

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