7 Ways To Make Meetings More Productive

Posted October 12th, 2011 by Nelson Tan. Filed under Personal Development

1 – Start on time. Give warning; then do it.

2 – Assign time-keeping and minutes responsibilities.

3 – Keep posted on the time remaining and the amount behind schedule if any.

4 – Start with and stick to the agenda.

5 – Allow interruptions for emergency purposes only.

6 – Restate conclusions and assignments to ensure agreement.

7 – End on time.

Source: Alec MacKenzie, “The Time Trap” (Amacom)