Tag Archive: Meetings

How to Stop Wasting Time in Meetings

If high blood pressure excites you, call a meeting with an ineffective, malfunctioning, low-performing, time wasting team. The problem of waste is compounded because high level leaders spend most of their time in… Continue reading

4 Ways to Lead Taking-Action Meetings

The trouble with meetings is the preference for information and disinterest in taking action. How many people enter meetings prepared to take action, change behaviors, or adjust strategies? There is too much, “What… Continue reading

5 Things That Make Nearly Any Meeting Great

I’ve been in some meetings that I couldn’t wait to end. I’ve led a few myself. Five things that make nearly any meeting great: #1. Kind candor and courageous transparency abound. Courageous transparency… Continue reading

How to Lead Meetings People Love to Attend and Get Work Done at the Same Time

Unproductive meetings drive productive people nuts. If organizational culture is the way we treat each other while we work, Meetings are culture building activities. 10 reasons the meeting sucked: Bloviators.  Texting under the… Continue reading

2 Proven Behaviors That Make Dumb Teams Smart

Team intelligence, under the right conditions, exceeds the intelligence of individual team members. Many teams are dumber than their individual members. Corporate teams may be the dumbest of all. 5 questions to determine… Continue reading

Unstructured Brainstorming is an Offense to Creativity

Meetings that neglect results and don’t impact behaviors are a colossal waste of time. Poorly run brainstorming sessions are the biggest waste of all. An invitation to an unstructured brainstorming meeting is an… Continue reading