Publisher: © Key Associates, LLC, 2001 ISSN # 1545-8873
“(D)ialogue of discovery is where you speak so that you can hear … you don’t merely exchange views with others; rather, you change your own views.” — Howard & Barton, Thinking Together
“The circle is the fundamental geometry of open human communication.” — Harrison Owen, Open Space Technology
“In times of change, all norms and customs that people count on are stripped away. Communication fills that gap.” — Tim Cohen, Consultant
Using New Meeting Formats:
Chances are good that you will find your professional life glutted with meetings. This may be true for your entire organization. We have a tendency to layer initiatives and never take anything away, in our work. So clean up: conduct an audit of every committee, task force and convention of people. Ask:
If the meeting doesn't have a purpose, an output and a customer, put it to rest.
Making Your Meetings Matter, Belmont University, February 4 or June 6, 2002, 615-460-5554.
Value-added vs. Non-value-added Meetings, a half-day onsite workshop to teach meeting skills. Contact Key Associates.
Lois B. Hart. Faultless Facilitation (2nd ed.) A workshop in a binder to teach the key skills for leading productive meetings
3M Meeting Network is full of information to make your meetings effective and successful.
To schedule meetings, reserve rooms, and round up resources, Meetingmaker not only eliminates the frustration of phone and email tag, it frees up everyone’s time without tying up your IT infrastructure.
Or try EZBook for scheduling:
Free for 15 days, try Meeting Rooms Online service.
Use The Writing Works as a resource for ideas on meeting themes, scripts, and concept outlines for larger meetings.
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