Meetings

Want Your Meetings to be Shorter?

Want Your Meetings to be Shorter?

It’s easier than you think. Think about this … information packages are usually sent out a few days before the meeting so that everyone has a chance to get up to speed and be ready for the meeting. The problem is no one knows how anyone else is thinking before the...

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Meetings Are a Cycle, Not an Event

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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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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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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A case for improved meetings

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...

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What is an Asynchronous Meeting?

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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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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