All our work efforts are to increase productivity and reduce wasted time. As a result, the meetings we hold had better be important ones. Use time well by running effective meetings.
To avoid being iike “The Boy Who Cried ‘Wolf,’” (in other words, becoming known for holding lame, purposeless meetings), we must be sure that our meeting agendas are action-packed with value for attendees. Over a short time, they realize that when we meet, it’s for a good reason. When attendees expect meetings to have a purpose, be productive, and be respectful (in length and content relativity), they’re happy to attend and give their best.
Organization, planning, and clarity ensure effective information exchange. Facilitators need to be more concise and communicate with conviction. With these qualities, you will run more productive sessions, increase performance satisfaction, and open a dialogue with the audience.
Through the Improving Communications Conducting Effective Meetings class, you will:
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