Executive Leadership Coaching
3 minute read
May 2, 2019
Written by: Shawn Sweeney
Our Spinnaker team of experts knows a thing or two about meetings. In our careers, we’ve participated in, planned, and lead thousands of meetings. And over the years we’ve seen it all — the good, the bad, and the ugly. When we think about the #1 ingredient of successful meetings, we all have the same response: It’s all about the agenda!
If you’re looking to upgrade your own meetings to boost efficiency and productivity, start with your agenda. To learn more, check out what we’ve learned from thousands of meetings with a list of our best tips for successful meetings, including agendas and a few more secrets to help you make the most of your meeting time.
Successful Meetings Start with an Agenda
Successful meetings are all about the agenda — it’s your road map for meeting success. It’s not only important, it’s essential that you clearly define the meeting’s goals and objectives.
Says Spinnaker Consultant Scott Mainwaring: “No objective, no meeting!” But seriously, your meeting needs a purpose. What do you want to accomplish? What are your goals — or even your one single goal? Without purpose, a meeting is just a waste of time.
Check out our top tips for building a successful agenda, and how to use it to run a successful meeting:
How To Build a Successful Agenda
How To Use an Agenda to Run Successful Meetings
More Tips for Successful Meetings
While your agenda is your #1 priority, there’s a lot more that goes into planning and running successful meetings. Here’s a list of our best tried-and-true tips:
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