Meetings represent a huge value to both companies and employees, so when planning and running meetings you should not wing it and hope for the best. Instead, earning a reputation for running efficient and successful meetings is good for you and your career.
Great meetings don’t happen by accident
Even though meetings are incredibly important for getting things done in organizations, most of us have not received any training on how to run meetings effectively. Instead we sit through lots of bad meetings, develop bad habits that have negative impact on productivity, and leave frustrated over having wasted our time.
Your meeting leader skills is a direct reflection of your leadership skills. Your colleagues and your boss will all judge how well you run meetings, whether your meetings produce quality results, and if it is a waste of their time to attend them.
The 9 proven steps to host a successful meeting
To help you make good use of your meeting participants’ valuable time, our meeting scientists have read through all the recommendations out there and put together these 9 proven steps for how to run successful meetings.