Effective Meetings Produce Results: Twelve Tips for Meeting Planning and...
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. Take these twelve actions to guide meeting attendees to achieve...
Business Presentation Skills
Have you ever felt like a rock star? Even just for a minute? It's a heady experience and it feels as if the moon and stars were perfectly aligned to support the successful moment. If you make business presentations, speak to groups, or provide training classes, you may have experienced speaking moments when all of the pieces came together...
Spice Up Your Company Meeting: Ten Tips for Meeting Planning
Are you the planner of the monthly or periodic company or department meeting? They can be deadly dull if you're not careful. You know the drill. A bunch of talking heads line up to give people important company information. People are interested, but the most effective meetings woo their attention with thought-provoking questions and answers,...
How and Why to Create Team Norms
Interested in creating effective teams? Every team develops norms, consciously or unconsciously. You can create team norms that ensure success. Here's why and how to improve your team meetings and team success.
Team Norms Sample
Every team has two components that team members must pay attention to if the team is going to succeed. The team must pay attention to the content (or goals or outcomes expected). The team must also carefully shape and monitor the process it uses to accomplish the goals. Here are sample team process norms or guidelines that a team might use to effectively conduct its business.
Reduce Time in Meetings
This leadership and management tip will help you speed up the time your employees invest in meetings. Shorter, more effective meetings are the goal.
Business Meeting Follow-up for Effective Meetings
You can make regular meetings more effective with planning and follow-up. Here's a tip for effective meeting follow-up.
Keys to Team Building Success: How to Make Team Building Activities Successful
Want to make your next team building activity or team building exercise live up to its true potential? Integrate the team building with real-time work goals. Establish a systematic workplace integration and follow-up process - before you go on the team building adventure. You need to make the good feelings and the outcomes from the team building...
How to Implement a Book Club at Work
Looking for an easy way to share information and develop employees at work? Form a book club in which a group of employees voluntarily read the same book. Combine the book reading with a regularly scheduled discussion meeting to double the impact of the book. Ask one employee to lead the discussion about the week's assigned chapter or two. Ask a...
Business Presentation Tips - Readers Share Their Business Pre…
Whether you're new to business presentation or you've been making business presentations for years, you have tips to share. What works for you when you make a business presentation? What didn't work for you when you made a business presentation?sentation? Did anything strange, funny, or enlightening happen to you or your audience during your business presentation? Readers share their business pr…
Basic Guide to Conducting Effective Meetings
Carter McNamara's Guide to Running Effective Meetings tells you how to plan and evaluate your meeting, select participants, and manage meeting time. Excellent resource.
Do Your Meetings Meet Your CEO's Expectations?
Check out this great meeting site for almost everything you'll ever want to know about meetings. Great site with well written articles with good advice. Good navigation to beginner to advanced content and everything in between.
10 Simple Secrets of Great Communicators
Do you have a coworker who demonstrates great communication skills during meetings? Want to share ten of their secrets? These tips will help you become a powerful communicator.