7 HELPFUL TIPS ON HOW NOT TO RUIN A MEETING — WHAT NOT TO DO TO RUN EFFECTIVE MEETINGS

Despite the diligent and tenacious efforts of dedicated folks around the world, rumors persist that effective meetings continue to be scheduled and attended.

Effective meetings provide a space for genuine collaboration, efficient use of time, increased alignment, improved morale and engagement and most worryingly…tangible and positive impact.

This. Has. To. Stop.

I feel duty-bound to share these 7 helpful tips to ruin a meeting:

1.Back-to-back scheduling

Ruining a meeting is hard work. So, before we get to some of the more advanced techniques, we’ll start with a basic tactic to really get your meeting, and those pesky attendees, off on the wrong foot.

Remember this easy mantra:

“Back-to-back has got your back”

Whenever you schedule a meeting, the first step is to try to schedule it to be back-to-back with another meeting.

Don’t worry, this is easier than it sounds. If you are lucky, you will use a meeting scheduling tool that defaults to start and end on the hour.

If you want to continue you can see the rest of the article on my blog: https://luis-goncalves.com/7-helpful-tips-to-ruin-a-meeting/

My name is Luis Gonçalves and I am an Organisational Transformation Coachand I love to write about Agile Retrospectives, Agile Retrospectives Ideas, Scrum, the role Scrum Master, and Agile in general.

I have been creating Scrum Master Training for the agile community. If you are interested in knowing more or even working with me you can find me here: Agile Coach München.

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