Thursday, September 6, 2012

Six tips for more effective meeting


We always have meeting with team and other people in many purpose. We really want our meeting to be more effective. There are six tips for more effective meeting.

1. Don't meet
Avoid a meeting if the same information could be covered in a memo, e-mail or brief report.

2.  Set objective for meeting
Before planning the agenda, determine the objective of the meeting. The more concrete your objective, the more focused your agenda will be.

3. Provide a agenda before hand
Your agenda needs to include a one sentence description of the meeting objective, a list of the topics to be covered and a list starting who will address each topic for how long, follow the agenda closely during the meeting.

4. Assign meeting preparation
Give all participants something to prepare for the meeting and that meeting will take on a new significance to each group member.

5. Assign action items
Don't finish any discussion in the meeting without decide how to act on it.

6. Examine your meeting process
Don't leave the meeting without assign what take place and making a plan to improve.

To be more effective meeting are six tips such as don't meet, set objective for meeting, provide a agenda before hand, assign meeting preparation, assign action items, and examine your meeting process. I hope it will help you success for each meeting and get good result.