Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating an agenda, part of Leading Productive Meetings.
- In the exercise files for this course…I've provided an agenda template…that you can use for your meetings.…Depending upon the meeting style you've chosen,…some sections may not be applicable to your needs.…Feel free to adapt this agenda…or create your own version as you see fit.…However, if you want to get going quickly,…you can use this agenda exactly as is.…Let's briefly explore…each element of this agenda example.…First we'll explore the left hand side.…
These are important guidelines…to keep in mind while you're having your meeting.…We're starting here…because, while this is the most important part…of any meeting, it's often the most neglected.…At the top, the most important principle is the what,…as in: What is the end result we want?…For example, at the end of each meeting,…all participants will feel respected,…valued, and have clarity about future action steps,…and so on.…
Change this to suit your needs.…Also, in the guidelines section you'll see why,…as in: Why are we holding this meeting?…Who, as in: Who should attend this meeting?…
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- Plan how to use technology successfully in your meetings.
- Determine how to select and support a meeting leader.
- Prepare what you need to make meaningful commitments in a meeting.
- Identify successful ways to initiate a meeting.
- Propose challenging ideas while promoting and maintaining healthy relationships.
- Delegate and coordinate work successfully.
- Follow up consistently to create a workplace culture of accountability.