Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Delegating effectively ("This is what I need from you."), part of Leading Productive Meetings.
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If you're the meeting leader, once the other person has had an opportunity to…ask all of their questions, now it's time for you to ask your questions.…This is a deliberate choice in the one-to-one meeting agenda.…By giving first and allowing them to ask whatever they want first, it puts you…in a position of service.…It also puts them in a frame of mind of being more willing to help you with the…questions that you have.…At this point, everything I say relates to what to do if you're the person…sharing your list, regardless of whether or not you're the leader.…
First, you'll go through your one-to-one task list and look item by item for any…questions that you have for that person.…The one-to-one task list is so critical in making one-to-one meetings effective.…It saves a lot of time for you and the other person.…So, be sure that you've brought that list with you and that you're prepared to talk about it.…Next, when you need help from the other person, give them specific descriptions,…particularly about the results that you want the other person to achieve.…
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- Reducing the length and number of meetings
- Making sure everyone feels heard and appreciated
- Using one-on-one meetings to minimize workplace distractions
- Following up on meeting work<br><br>
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