Meeting Ground Rules Help Manage Behavior

Workshop and Meeting Ground Rules for Optimal Group Behavior

Use a set of meeting ground rules to help manage group and individual behavior.  You can lead meetings and discussions without ground rules, but did you ever leave an unstructured meeting with a headache?  The term “discussion” is rooted similarly to the terms “percussion” and “concussion.” Some of the meeting ground rules we have found particularly…

Sequencing Your Meeting Introduction

How to Structure Your Most Effective Meeting Introduction

Just as the life-cycle of a meeting or workshop has three steps (ie, Get Ready, Do It, and Review), we find that within each meeting, three components need to be carefully managed to ensure success.  All agendas should include a beginning, a middle, and an end.  Many meetings fail because they neglect to include all…