Making the most of business meetings

Posted on October 2, 2015 by admin

It is safe to assume that every business, no matter how big or small, will conduct meetings as a way of getting things done around the office. When organised properly, business meetings can be incredibly effective and efficient. However, more often than not, many meetings can be a waste of time for both the employer and employees if the meeting lacks focus, direction, or takes place when attendees are unprepared. Luckily, there are solutions available to counteract problems regarding these unproductive meetings. Employers simply need to be open to changing the way meetings are conducted in their business. Here are a few ideas to get that ball rolling: Set the agendaMeetings need purpose. Therefore, any issues that need discussing should be listed as items on the agenda. Itemising each issue also gives everyone a firm guideline of what is expected to be discussed. While sticking to the agenda may be boring for some, at least employers will be able to rest easy afterward knowing that the issues worrying them have been addressed. Know who is presentHaving an attendance sheet for everyone to sign upon entering the meeting can help set the scene that the meeting is serious. If anyone has […]

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