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...
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....
Trouble getting a quorum at your meetings?

Trouble getting a quorum at your meetings?

Group chairpeople or staff members often have trouble scheduling meetings because they can never find a suitable time when enough of their members are available to establish a quorum for the meeting. LORROS can make this much less of a problem. To hold a LORROS...
Decisions are one thing, actions are another

Decisions are one thing, actions are another

  LORROS actions can be recorded and assigned during a meeting. Updates are submitted by the assigned party and these can be tracked and commented on by all participants. The target completion date is also recorded. A list of all open actions can be found on the group...
Meetings – a pain in the schedule

Meetings – a pain in the schedule

  Have you ever bumped things in your calendar to accommodate a meeting only to have that meeting cancelled or rescheduled? This happens all of the time.  People create a block of time on their calendars in order to attend a meeting.  To create this time, some things...