There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings appear to drag on forever. They never seem to get to the point and are a waste of time. Wasting valuable resources in unproductive and inefficient meetings can be one of the biggest avoidable costs for any business.
Effective meetings leave us energized and feel that we have really accomplished something.
The question is: Do you run effective meetings?
Here are 3 very useful documents to running extremely effective meetings.
This presentation provides a simple three-step process for running effective meetings. It includes planning, conducting the meeting, review and follow up, as well as useful tips for successful meetings. This presentation can be used to educate management and staff on the technique and practices of running effective meetings.
Toolkit for Improving Meetings
This Meetings Toolkit has been complied to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Meetings with tools and templates designed using direct feedback from many different businesses about the structure and culture of meetings. This document also includes Excel spreadsheets: Agenda Template, Meeting Log, Meeting Scorecard.
Initial Meeting Sales Presentation Template
This presentation provides a template for slides that can be presented in an initial meeting with a potential consulting client. The first section of the presentation includes an overview of our consulting firm. The second section contains a high level assessment of the client based on high level financial analysis. The final section outlines potential next steps.
- http://flevy.com/business-frameworks – 10 “must-have” frameworks