Chapter Two – “Poor Meeting Practices are Sabotaging Your Success”
This is another in the series on how LORROS addresses the great suggestions in the book:
Momentum: “Creating Effective, Engaging and Enjoyable Meetings” by Mamie Kanfer Stewart, Tai Tsao
“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.”
Even formal minutes can have a bias or interpretation by the minute taker that does not accurately represent what was said at the meeting. With LORROS, comments are entered directly into the meeting by each participant and are available as a full transcript (like a Hansard Report) that can be printed. No one has to keep individual notes, and there is only one version.
“Individual notes may not be easily searched, making it hard to find the information, such as a previous decision, when you need it. If you don’t store notes in a consistent manner, you might waste time looking in your email, a folder, or your notebook, trying to find that particular meeting’s record. Lack of shared notes communicated to all key stakeholders and easily accessed in the future generally leads to misalignment and the need to revisit old conversations.”
LORROS captures everything in a database and is keyword searchable. Misunderstandings can quickly be addressed with a quick search. Everything is automatically captured and in one place eliminating hassles and saving time.
Whether you are in a LORROS Meeting, Discussion, Action or Poll, everything can be linked to each other so you don’t need to repeat previous conversations, and in the case of a Discussion, it can be reopened if the conversation needs to be continued.