Not too long ago, I wrote a post Five Steps to Leading Effective Meetings, which is a good starting point when you are preparing to lead a meeting. But the reality is, you can prepare all you want, but many times it is someone else’s actions (or inaction) that will sidetrack your meeting. In those kinds of scenarios, prevention is key and it might be helpful to have operating rules or ground rules that govern your meetings.
Take action: Post the following infographic on your own blog or in your meeting space!
Any other rules you have for holding effective meetings?
Eva Rykrsmith is an organizational psychology practitioner. Her passion lies in bringing a psychology perspective to the business world, with the mission of creating a high-performance environment. Follow her @EvaRykr.