Meetings don't have to be a waste of time. When managed right, they are a powerful tool for solving problems, making decisions, exchanging ideas - and getting results fast.
Based on years of experience in consulting for companies around the world, Brian Tracy has learned firsthand what works in meetings - and what doesn't. Now he reveals simple, proven ideas you can use to make meetings shorter, more effective, and more satisfying to everyone in attendance. Listeners will find out how to:
Structure different types of meetings: one-on-one or group, informational or problem-solving, internal or external
Clearly define the purpose and the desired outcome
Set an achievable agenda
Prepare and participate
Encourage open communication
Keep discussions on track
Press for closure
Summarize discussion points and decisions
Gain agreement on action steps, assign responsibility, and set deadlines
Determine the ideal room layout
Make effective presentations
Maximize the return on time invested
Meetings are management in action. Superiors and subordinates alike will assess your performance. Meetings That Get Results will help you shine.