Learn to master meetings with the right technology
The workplace is more collaborative than ever in the conference room and on the screen but inefficient meetings can sabotage productive employees. Here's what you need to know to overcome the problems and become a meeting master.
Any supervisor who informs you that encouraging his team is the very first thing on his mind is lying. That's due to the fact that handling individuals is never ever a task and it's hardly ever a concern. Like it or not, that's simply the method it is.
“Deadlines” are the sacred chalice of many corporate control freaks. Little time is spent in declaring them as law, yet much a grand inquisition ensues upon missing of said deadline. Fewer terms have been abused, misunderstood, and out-right mutilated as much as the now infamous “deadline.”
To build a better leader you need a better leadership development program. There are many good reasons for an organization to create a leadership development program: building bench strength, attracting and retaining talent, and establishing a common leadership language to name a few, but the single best reason is to solve a current business challenge.
The Whirlwind of Trust, Transparency, Candor, and Integrity
There are all-hands meetings, and then there are all-hands meetings. Most of the folks I’ve worked with thought all-hands meetings were an unwelcome interruption in the day and made it harder to get work done. Well sure, it’s a meeting. At some companies where I’ve worked they’d been eagerly anticipated. In others, dreaded. Why?
One day at work, I asked my boss what I thought was an innocent question, “Hey, what time does the meeting start?” My boss replied, “DIDN’T you read the memo?” Yes, in fact I had. I had read all 7 memos sent that day, and each had a different time for when the meeting started — each made sure to bury those times in an endless mass of text. What could have been a 5-second informative response turned into 5-second condescending passive-aggressive non-answer.
Accountability, it is such a struggle in our lives. All the time, we have to make decisions as adults because we have free will. Free will isn’t free though there are things that happen because of our choices, and we are made to pay for them each time we make a choice. Sometimes the payment is light and happy, and at other times not so much.Accountability, it is such a struggle in our lives. All the time, we have to make decisions as adults because we have free will. Free will isn’t free though there are things that happen because of our choices, and we are made to pay for them each time we make a choice. Sometimes the payment is light and happy, and at other times not so much.
As with any business meeting, meetings where you gather you management team together to make key decisions on the fate of the business should be run as efficiently and effectively as possible if you want to produce quality decisions, incite active engagement from your team, and create opportunities for impactful innovations and pivot points to your current strategy.
The best organizations are professionals when it comes to laying out a Strategic Plan. Not only is this subject important to understand when starting your own business, it is equally as important to always be reevaluating your strategic plan if your established. You cannot stay the best unless you keep practicing and refining your processes. Here is the quick guide on Strategic Management.