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Final thoughts

From: Leading Productive Meetings

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In this course, we've given you a framework you can use in any company to make meetings more productive and focused on results. The most important principle of any meeting is that it gets the results that you want. I'd recommend that every attendee creates a schedule to regularly review this course on lynda.com. Review this course twice per year, or even once per quarter, and you'll sharpen your meeting skills and pick up on things that you may have missed the first time around.

Final thoughts

In this course, we've given you a framework you can use in any company to make meetings more productive and focused on results. The most important principle of any meeting is that it gets the results that you want. I'd recommend that every attendee creates a schedule to regularly review this course on lynda.com. Review this course twice per year, or even once per quarter, and you'll sharpen your meeting skills and pick up on things that you may have missed the first time around.

Meetings exist to serve you and your business, not the other way around. Make an effort to regularly improve the quality of your meetings and you'll see them become more and more effective and accomplish great results for you and your co-workers. Thank you for watching and happy meeting!

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Leading Productive Meetings

35 video lessons · 19239 viewers

Dave Crenshaw
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  1. 1m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 3s
    2. Using the exercise files
      29s
  2. 11m 33s
    1. Understanding the principles of successful meetings
      3m 56s
    2. Using technology
      2m 12s
    3. Meeting virtually (audio and video conferencing)
      2m 55s
    4. Understanding the importance of time management
      30s
    5. Deciding between group and one-to-one meetings
      2m 0s
  3. 22m 21s
    1. Determining whether a meeting is necessary
      2m 50s
    2. Scheduling the meeting
      3m 0s
    3. Establishing ground rules
      2m 50s
    4. Determining who is in charge
      3m 21s
    5. Having an agenda
      2m 50s
    6. Preparing development
      4m 30s
    7. Coming prepared
      3m 0s
  4. 26m 5s
    1. Budgeting time
      2m 32s
    2. Taking minutes
      2m 34s
    3. Opening
      2m 32s
    4. Presenting the development
      3m 38s
    5. Following up on commitments
      2m 24s
    6. Giving everyone a voice
      3m 32s
    7. Giving and taking feedback
      3m 14s
    8. Keeping meetings productive and on topic
      2m 27s
    9. Reviewing action items and closing the meeting
      2m 2s
    10. Reviewing minutes
      1m 10s
  5. 15m 39s
    1. Understanding the importance of the one-to-one
      2m 29s
    2. Deciding who to meet with in a one-to-one
      2m 50s
    3. Establishing a one-to-one schedule
      2m 44s
    4. Determining the one-to-one agenda
      1m 56s
    5. Listening effectively ("What do you need from me?")
      1m 36s
    6. Delegating effectively ("This is what I need from you.")
      2m 19s
    7. Reviewing action items and closing
      1m 45s
  6. 4m 12s
    1. Completing action items
      1m 16s
    2. Following up on action items delegated to others
      2m 6s
    3. Reassessing the effectiveness of meetings
      50s
  7. 49s
    1. Final thoughts
      49s

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