Tag Archive: Meetings

Meetings that Inspire Vibrancy and Vitality

Image source I’ve led more than a thousand leadership meetings. I’ve left many feeling lousy. But, Friday, I left a leadership meeting feeling great. I still had a list of things I could… Continue reading

Quickly and Simply Transform All Meetings

Image source If you could only get back the time you gave to boring, ineffective, useless meetings! Meetings give the impression something’s getting done when usually it isn’t. There’s too much talking in… Continue reading

How to Solve the #1 Problem with Meetings

Bosses need to run meetings because they need to exercise authority and control. That attitude hinders free, honest involvement by participants. Worse yet, controlling-bosses obstruct ownership. Others won’t own what you own. The… Continue reading

10 Proven Ways to Run Great Meetings

Poorly run meetings are like garbage strewn along the organizational highway. Useful meetings are like the Sumatran Tiger, powerful but nearly extinct. Great organizations have great meetings. 7 reasons meetings suck: They’re too… Continue reading

How to Quickly End Useless Meetings

More lying happens in meetings than any other place in your organization, most are lies of silence. In meetings, silence isn’t consent, its cowardice, self-interest, manipulation, or political expediency. Honesty, more than anything else, transforms meetings. … Continue reading

8 Ways to Create Great Meetings

Poorly run meetings start in the wrong place and end up rushed before they’re done. Right place: Leave inconsequential items for the end. Deal with big items at the beginning. I’m tempted to… Continue reading