Simple One-Page Agenda Example

One-Page Agenda Provides Powerful Impact for Effective Meetings

Regardless of source, style, or bias, experts/ authorities on effective meetings use at least a one-page agenda.  Some organizations even encourage meeting participants NOT to attend if there is no agenda, since the meeting time represents a high probability of wasted time.  He or she who controls the agenda, controls the meeting.  Based on a…

MG Rush Facilitation Training

8 Meeting Purposes – What Tasks Are You Asking a Group to Complete?

Effective meetings are first based on clear line of sight to an end result, preferably something that can be documented.  Yet all too often meeting purposes rely on determining WHAT the deliverable should be. Consequently, using meeting time to determine the meeting deliverable indicates unclear thinking and weak methodology.  As a result, see the eight most common reasons…

A3 Project Questions

Two Dozen A3 Project Questions to Manage Triple Constraints

Here are some sequentially listed A3 project questions, borrowed from a project approach called A3, that serve as a litmus test for determining the overall health of a project.  The answers, or lack thereof, serve as a leading indicator for subsequent meeting focus and areas of exploration for the facilitator. A3 Project Questions (To what extent)…