This video explores asking for feedback from attendees. Did everyone get what they needed out of the meeting? Did they feel that their time was well spent, and that they needed to be there?
- A little idea that is not often used…but can be really useful is at the end of your meeting…to ask everyone what they thought of the meeting.…Did everyone get what they needed out of the meeting?…Did they feel like their time was well-spent?…Did they really need to be there?…This requires a bit of courage,…because the people will almost certainly…criticize your meeting, but then we all know…that meetings are hard to run perfectly,…and everyone's a little bit responsible…for the meeting having its flaws,…so it's not really personal.…
You'll get several great benefits from this.…First, you might discover some things you didn't know.…Maybe everyone thinks the meeting's too long and you don't.…You love it.…Well, maybe it's time to listen to them…and shorten your favorite meeting.…Maybe you'll get some clever ideas…that you wouldn't have thought of.…Just things like splitting the meeting into two…or having it in a different location…or covering the points in a different order,…which might be a breakthrough that saves you a load of time.…
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- Define the four types of meetings.
- Determine who needs to attend a meeting.
- Assess the ideal meeting duration.
- Produce reminders for successful meetings.
- Identify how to facilitate a successful meeting.
- Evaluate solutions for dealing with latecomers and common meeting problems.
- Assess if you should go to a meeting.
- Recognize how to make your voice heard.
- Plan remote or virtual meetings.