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...

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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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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....

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The Meeting Agenda 101

Have you ever had a problem getting all of the agenda items and reports together and circulated for a meeting? The preparation of a meeting agenda often falls to the chair or one of the organization’s staff members. Other participants often do not see the agenda until...

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Have you ever had sober second thoughts?

Many of us have attended meetings and said things which, upon later reflection, we wish we had not said or wish we had said differently.  But once the moment has passed, it is hard to come back to the topic.  In Lorros, you do have the opportunity to qualify...

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