After teaching, coaching, and consulting to thousands of leaders around the globe, it’s pretty clear what makes a great team meeting. Here’s what you must do in your leadership team meetings to create the best results.
Arrive Early to Connect: Not just via the meeting link. This few minutes of unstructured time may be all you will get with your team this week. Don’t squander it. Take a few minutes for chit chat about other topics and connect with your team.
Spend… Read the full article >
Many leaders operate on the delusion that people acting happy around them means everything is good. Don’t they realize that their employees’ careers ride on being liked by their boss? Most people will go out of their way to avoid conflict in front of their boss.
The same is true of meetings. The point of bringing people together for meetings is to collaborate. Collaborate means to work together to create something. How can you… Read the full article >
Unfortunately, many leaders still use old and outdated meeting-management techniques that fail to create effective meetings. Even with a solid agenda and strong task leadership, one huge problem continues to get in the way: people!
Distractions, groupthink, lack of comfort with conflict, overly quiet or talkative people, and other aspects of human nature get in the way of making team meetings productive.
Here are 5 techniques that tap into people’s best sides. They get team members to be enthusiastic… Read the full article >