Learn about how to wrap up a meeting with tasks determined for each attendee, which can improve the productivity of a meeting.
- I was once working with a client, who complained that … it seemed like every meeting they had, they just walked … away and didn't really do anything about it. … Does this seem like a common problem to you? … I believe it is, it's so often that we have these meetings, … and then no action comes out of them. … This can leave us feeling like it was just a wasted … amount of time for us to get together. … Now, the value of a meeting comes from what we do … as result of them. … We want to make sure that we end every meeting … with clear action steps for people to take. … If you're the facilitator, or the leader of the meeting, … it's your job to make sure that this takes place. … Here are a few questions that you can ask to make sure … every meeting ends with an action. … Number one, what will we do. … In other words, what will we do … as a result of what we talked about. … Let's have a discussion about it and come away … with a few, clear action steps. … Number two, who will do it. … Not everyone is going to do something about it. …
- Identify the end goal of a one-on-one meeting.
- Explain how to follow up after delegating a task to a team member.
- Recall one question you can ask to reduce unnecessary meetings.
- Identify the best way to approach a situation where a coworker is disorganized and struggles with time management.
- Give an example of advice you could offer a new manager concerning time management.