There have been many articles written about meeting management, mechanics and follow up. That is all valuable information. I find however that if I don’t start the meeting right it goes off the rails before it began e.g. it goes longer than planned and all feel it was another colossal waste of time.
Starting it right has it ending right and participants joining the next meeting you call.
Before it starts:
After it starts:
I always like a meeting when it is clear the other participants have prepared as much as me and want to share in the fruits of the discussion. And, ending early is the gift of time.
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