The Agenda – When?

The Agenda – When?

  photo credit: Nick Youngson The other day I attended a meeting where the agenda was handed out as we arrived. No one’s fault really, both the chair and the secretary had been away on vacation and they were the only two who could have properly prepared the agenda....
Meeting Time Conflicts? – LORROS can help

Meeting Time Conflicts? – LORROS can help

How many times have you had meetings scheduled at times that conflict with other important items on your calendar? When it does happen, you are forced to make a choice between attending the meeting or fulfilling the other commitment. If you choose not to attend the...
Who makes the decisions in your meetings?

Who makes the decisions in your meetings?

How many meetings have you been to where one or two participants have virtually dominated the discussion (and got their way) simply by talking all the time and/or talking over other participants.  These other participants often have useful input but time does not...
Getting your point across

Getting your point across

Sometimes in a meeting, it can be difficult to get your point across.  There can be many reasons for this. For example: You might not feel comfortable speaking on the fly.  This means that you may not properly articulate your point or you may miss some important...