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...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

Changing a Discussion End Date

We've now made it even easier to change the end date of a Discussion! One of the benefits of using a LORROS Discussion instead of an email thread is that Discussions HAVE AN END DATE, while email threads GO ON FOREVER ... AND EVER. Now, the owner of the Discussion...

read more

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.”

read more

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....

read more