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 – 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...

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Meetings Are a Cycle, Not an Event

“A meeting is not only what happens once you’re all gathered in the same room. Each meeting goes through a complete cycle, beginning with preparation, moving to execution of the agenda, and ending with follow-through. Without proper attention paid to each element, the structure fails.”

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Trying to Attract New Blood to Your Board?

Too many boards are made up with “people who have the time” and not necessarily the best people for the job. Time - One of the main reasons for this is that Board Meetings can be very time consuming and it’s hard to convince someone to give up their free time to sit...

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