Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Establishing ground rules, part of Leading Productive Meetings.
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Ground rules are an effective tool to help you get the most from your meetings.…Ground rules allow every participant to know the established conduct and…culture of your meetings.…I'd like to suggest several ground rules you can use for your meetings.…The first ground rule is the most critical and it is, no multitasking during…meetings. Not only will multitasking make meetings slower, increase mistakes, and…raise stress levels;…it'll also cause other participants to feel they aren't valued.…
As a group, commit to being 100% focused on the meeting and not performing any…other tasks during the scheduled time.…The second ground rule builds on the first and it is, used only an agreed upon technology.…Can people take notes on cell phones? Can they take notes on laptops? Is any…technology permitted? Not surprisingly, this is a somewhat controversial subject.…Some companies find that they have to remove technology completely from the…meeting. There's no right or wrong answer though.…
Find a guideline that works for the group, so that everyone's expectations are the same.…
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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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