The Meeting Agenda 101

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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Web Meetings/Conference Calls are Great … But

Web Meetings/Conference Calls are Great … But

Web meetings/conference calls are an essential and important tool for many non-profit and condominium board meetings … but The data above demonstrates that 21 minutes of every meeting is used (wasted) before the meeting even starts. The problem is that there is...

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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...

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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...

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Unnecessary Confusion

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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So Why Have Meetings?

So Why Have Meetings?

“Good meetings save time in the long run because everyone is working on the same page together, rather than separately while trying to stay informed about what everyone else is doing.”

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