If experience is the best instructor, then we should all be professionals at running meetings by now, correct? We’ve spent more hours in conferences than we can count. We’ve structured meetings, created agendas, sent follow-ups, and then scheduled more meetings to talk about points from previous meetings.
It never ends.
Yet many people feel conferences are unproductive and take time far from actually getting work done.
For example , it’s clear that will setting a meeting agenda will help make sure you talk about the most important points; but also establishing a timeframe for each agenda product will help move the meeting together, and stating the goal of each product will help the group come up with actionable takeaways.
And at the end of a meeting, have a few minutes to review what went properly and what didn’t so the next conference runs even more smoothly.
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Laura Forer is a freelancer writer, email and content strategist, and crossword puzzle enthusiast. She is an assistant editor at MarketingProfs, where she manages infographic distribution, among other things.
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