Meetings are extremely expensive when you consider the total costs, commute time, prep time, waiting, being off the job and other opportunity costs. The more people involved the more the real expense skyrockets. It pays to make them productive!
Why should you attend?
Good meetings are productive, positive and absolutely necessary.
Bad or unnecessary meetings waste money, waste time and are destructive to morale. It is critical for you to know the difference between the two. Most companies have far too many meetings that are not efficient nor effective. This webinar will give you all the guidance and methodology you need to always maximize the impact and results you create with meetings.
The next time you conduct a meeting your co-workers will be asking you to share the secrets you know on how to conduct a meeting. You will learn those secrets and how to conduct effective meetings during this webinar. Your job will be to use the information and share it with others.
The best evidence of the quality of a leader is to watch their behavior while leading others. This is especially true during meetings.
Areas Covered in the Session:
We will review various types of meetings and define the purpose of each as well as explore alternatives to holding meetings. Depending on your real purpose, a meeting may not be the best way to accomplish the goal.
How do you determine who should attend the meeting? How can you make the meeting memorable and impactful? What should be done to follow up and ensure everyone pulls their weight and fulfills their commitments?
How to build an agenda will be discussed and illustrated. The key ingredients and fundamentals of all meetings will be explained. People are all unique and need various types of interaction. We will share exactly how to deal with each major type of person in the meeting so that the good of the group is accomplished and everyone feels they have made a contribution and are valuable.
How to plan for a meeting and build an agenda
Tricks for staying on the agenda and honoring the time commitments
Successful interaction with participants
Ensuring clarity, understanding and acceptance
Feedback and how to "Inspect what you expect"
Who can Benefit:
CEO, President, C-level executives, Managers, Supervisors, Leaders and upwardly mobile employees