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Susan M. Heathfield

Make Your Meetings Work

By October 15, 2013

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Need help making your meetings more effective and successful? Excessive and unproductive meetings are cited frequently as serious organizational issues. So, I thought I'd highlight some solutions.

People spend so much time in meetings that turning meeting time into sustained results is a priority. Actions that make meetings successful occur before, during, and after the meeting. If you neglect any one of these opportunities, your meetings will not bear the fruit you desire.

Want my most important tips? Start on time, end on time, follow a timed meeting agenda, and keep an action log following the meeting based on your meeting minutes.

Want more? Take these twelve actions to guide meeting attendees to achieve expected, positive, and constructive outcomes. Find out more about how to make meetings effective.

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