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...
You are at the meeting on time, but it starts late.

You are at the meeting on time, but it starts late.

How many times have you in some way rushed to get to a meeting (either a face to face meeting, conference call or web meeting) on time only to find that it starts late. This can happen for any number of reasons. Other members may be late and the chair does not want to...
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...
Key People Not Able to Make Your Meeting?

Key People Not Able to Make Your Meeting?

Not usually a problem with LORROS.  LORROS online meetings are usually scheduled for longer periods of time (eg. a few days).  This significantly increases the opportunity for all members to find a place or places in their busy schedules to participate in the...
Lost the Minutes?

Lost the Minutes?

How often have you not been able to find the minutes to a previous meeting? Hard copy minutes may not have been filed, may have been misfiled or the files may have been lost due to a move, change of personnel or office damage. Soft copies may be lost due to a hard...