Tired of wasting time in nonproductive meetings? Feel as though youre herding the proverbial bunch of cats when it comes to problem analysis and decisions? Look in the mirror: The problem may be you, the leader! The higher you go in an organization, the more often youll own a meeting. So learn to lead:
Eliminate common timewasters with meeting mechanics that keep things moving
Prepare an efficient agenda to keep discussions focused and follow-up actions clear
Facilitate seven group processes for improved interaction
Control group dynamics with difficult meeting "personalities"