Running Meetings

  • by Harvard Business Review
  • Narrated by James Edward Thomas
  • 1 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Whether you're new to running meetings or a seasoned executive with no time to waste, leading effective (and even pleasant!) meetings is a must. Running Meetings guides you through the basics of:

Crafting a useful agenda
Inviting the right team members
Making sure everyone's voice is heard while avoiding conflict
Capturing decisions, ideas, and follow-up tasks
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Is there anything you would change about this book?

A lot, it seems that the author is talking to people inside his organization, not any outsiders

What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?


Did the narration match the pace of the story?

it was Ok

Do you think Running Meetings needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?

NO!! it is very limited in scope

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- Patrick Sanaghan

Nice, concise book

Would you listen to Running Meetings again? Why?

Yes, as it has some really useful tips about running meetings.

What did you like best about this story?

Concise, while giving examples

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Meetings day

Any additional comments?

Would recommend this book to anybody who owns meetings and wants them to improve. Its conciseness is quite useful, though in some cases I would have loved to get a more thorough review / research backup.

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- Nir

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2015
  • Publisher: Harvard Business School