Tag: great meetings

Three Simple Secrets to Running a Remarkable Meeting thumbnail

“This is so stupid–they asked for my opinion and then ignored it. I don’t know why I even bother! From now on, I’m going to just shut my mouth and do my work.” “Arghhh. We keep rehashing the same conversations. Why can’t we make a simple @#%*&% decision?” “I don’t know why we even try! We make a decision and by the time we get back together, no one has

The Secret to Holding a Meeting that Gets Results thumbnail

Does this sound familiar? You went to a meeting where you had invigorating discussions, examined alternatives, came up with a cool plan of action, everyone left the meeting feeling motivated, and then six weeks later you get back together. As everyone enters the room and takes their seat, there are sideways glances, “Did you do that thing we talked about?” “No…how about you?” A quick shake of the head and

5 Secrets To Great Skip Level Meetings

5 Secrets To Great Skip Level Meetings

Done well, skip level meetings can inspire, engage, motivate and inform the skipper, skipee, and even the skipped. On the other hand, poorly run skip level meetings inadvertently bring on diaper genie feedback and diminish trust. In my latest role, most of my skip level meetings were even more tricky because I was skipping across many layers or holding focus groups in other companies for which I was the client