Secrets to Masterful Meetings: Ignite a Meetings Revolution

Overview

"That was an awful meeting. What a waste of my time!"

How often have you had this same thought? Why do we tolerate bad meetings? Consider the last meeting you attended. How many of these pitfalls were evident?

- Did not start on time.
- Missing key people.
- Lacked a clear purpose.
- No agenda.
- Few people engaged.
- One or two people dominated.
- Discussion wandered, repeatedly.
- Key issues were not addressed.
- No decisions made.
- No follow-up actions.
- The meeting was not...

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Overview

"That was an awful meeting. What a waste of my time!"

How often have you had this same thought? Why do we tolerate bad meetings? Consider the last meeting you attended. How many of these pitfalls were evident?

- Did not start on time.
- Missing key people.
- Lacked a clear purpose.
- No agenda.
- Few people engaged.
- One or two people dominated.
- Discussion wandered, repeatedly.
- Key issues were not addressed.
- No decisions made.
- No follow-up actions.
- The meeting was not worth the time.

Have we lowered the bar so far that bad meetings have become the norm? Enough is enough. It is time to ignite a meetings revolution.

How Do You Transform a Bad Meeting Culture?

In The Secrets to Masterful Meetings, Michael Wilkinson provides leaders with a step-by-step guide for igniting a meetings revolution. The result: a complete culture transformation in which bad meetings become unacceptable! This book supplies a step-by-step guide for igniting and sustaining a meetings revolution which, if successful, will permanently change the way meetings are run in an organization. In his book, Wilkinson recommends that executives empower their people with a set of meeting rights. He then provides a comprehensive meetings transformation program that equips meeting leaders and meeting participants with tools for masterful meetings.

What this Book Contains

- 10 Meeting Rights to empower every participant.
- 10 steps to transform your meeting culture.
- 15 meeting problems and how to address them.
- 4 strategies for eliminating unneeded meetings.
- 6 tips for getting meetings started on time.
- 3 robust tools for resolving disagreements.
- 4 techniques for rescuing poorly run meetings.
- 14 strategies for maximizing virtual meetings.
- 6 agendas to use to gain the results you want.
- 4 checklists for executing Masterful Meetings.
- And much more.

Give Yourself a Gift. Give a copy of this book to everyone whose meetings you attend: a gift that truly keeps on giving!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780972245807
  • Publisher: Leadership Strategies Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Edition description: LEADERSHIP STRATEGIES PUBLISHING
  • Pages: 162
  • Sales rank: 771,755
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.35 (d)

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