On the other hand, a meeting where measurable, important work actually gets accomplished is invigorating, exciting, and motivating. You leave the table glad that you came, wondering where the time went, united in purpose with those in the circle, and charged to accomplish the task identified on your clearly outlined legal pad of notes.
Whether you're conducting a women's ministry leadership general meeting, a MOPS planning meeting, a retreat organization meeting, a budget meeting or a calendaring session, I've got some tips to offer so that your next meeting
- has strong, well-observed boundaries that keep you on track
- accomplishes measurable, important work in a timely fashion
- and ends with a strong, motivating finish that compels people to get out in the field and accomplish their assigned tasks.
So take less that 11 minutes and find out how to plan and execute a meeting that works!
And hey! Remember, no snickers about the ridiculous freeze frame below! Me and YouTube need to have a little talk about this!
Do you have suggestions to add? What is the most important component of a well-run meeting in your mind? I'd love to know!