Meeting Time runs out

Have you ever had a problem covering all the agenda topics in sufficient detail and resolution within the time period of the meeting? In spite of best efforts and good intentions, many meetings get bogged down on certain agenda items and some important topics may be...

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What is an Asynchronous Meeting?

When we think of meetings we think of people sitting around a table (web conference, etc.) at the same time. The Chair controls who can speak and only one person can speak at a time. This would be a Synchronous Meeting. If synchronous means that everyone needs to be...

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Meetings Don’t Lead to Anything

“When there is ambiguity about next steps or who should take them, nothing gets done. If an item requiring action was not clearly stated as a task and given an owner, no one is going to do it. If it’s seen as something that’s optional, no one is going to do it. Period.”

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A case for improved meetings

    I recently read an article by Don Keelan for the Bennington Banner titled “A case for improved meetings” and he touched on many of the frustrations that led to the development of LORROS. “I found many meetings to be boring and not too productive” - Don Keelan...

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Unnecessary Confusion

“When it comes to sharing information after a meeting, someone needs to type up the decisions and next steps and communicate them. If this doesn’t happen, all those in attendance have their own records of the meeting, which may have different versions of what was agreed to.”

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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...

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