Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Following up on action items delegated to others, part of Leading Productive Meetings.
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When you participate in group meetings and one-to-one meetings you'll very…likely be asking other people to help you out.…While they'll likely do a great job of completing those assignments on time,…we want to take responsibility on ourselves to follow up with them.…So keep this rule in mind:…whenever you delegate something out, create a waiting-for-in for yourself.…Think of delegation like a yo-yo.…Whenever someone else commits to do something for you, you should also create an…action for yourself that you're waiting for them to do it.…
Create a reminder with the time and date they committed to get that to you.…You can create reminders for yourself in your calendar or your task list.…When the reminder pops up, follow up with that person and ask if the item is complete.…If you haven't heard from them yet, simply send them a message along the lines…of, "I had a reminder that I was waiting for that report - have you had a chance…to get to it yet?" Or when the reminder pops up, if you know that they've…
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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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