While many look at large government as a lumbering bureaucratic dinosaur, everything we’ve seen indicates that the challenges and motivations to achieve results are just as strong in the public sector as they are in the world of private enterprise. It’s easy to compare a small, nimble start-up against a government department then of course there are differences, but as an organisation grows, the growing pains often manifest themselves in the same ways everywhere. Even twitter is not exempt (original video)
This article provides thoughtful guidance of how meetings need to be run in any organisation, to make sure they are productive and worthwhile.
Golden Rule #1: Run your meetings as you would have others run the meetings that you attend.
Golden Rule #2: Be prepared and ensure that all the participants can be as well.
Golden Rule #3: Stick to a schedule.
Golden Rule #4: Stay on topic.
Golden Rule #5: Don’t hold unnecessary meetings.
Golden Rule #6: Wrap up meetings with a clear statement of the next steps and who is to take them.
We think that ZippyMeetings will help you run your meetings better – on time, on topic, and achieving outcomes.