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The Resource HBR guide to making every meeting matter

HBR guide to making every meeting matter

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HBR guide to making every meeting matter
Title
HBR guide to making every meeting matter
Title variation
  • Making every meeting matter
  • Harvard Business Review guide to making every meeting matter
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Meetings. They hold such promise for moving your business forward, but they rarely deliver. We all know the steps we're supposed to take to run an effective meeting, but we seldom follow them. Why? Perhaps it just doesn't seem worth the time to pinpoint what we want to accomplish, craft an agenda, handpick participants, issue prework, and, after the meeting, send out notes summarizing key decisions and next steps. But meeting preparation and follow-up is time well spent. This guide offers practical tips to make your meetings easier to prepare for, more enjoyable to run, and more productive. In time, these steps will become so ingrained you won't be able to imagine running a meeting any other way. You'll learn how to: determine whether you even need to meet manage basic meeting prep orchestrate group decision making get the most out of web- and phone-conferencing tools cope with chronic latecomers, windbags, and other common problems turn a bad meeting around keep the momentum going with prompt meeting follow-up develop a reputation for running great meetings--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
MH/DLC
Dewey number
658.4/56
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5734.5
LC item number
.H397 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • handbooks
  • bibliography
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Harvard Business Review Press
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Harvard Business Review guides
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  • Business meetings
  • Business meetings
  • Business meetings
  • Business meetings
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / Meetings & Presentations
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Decision-Making & Problem Solving
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
Label
HBR guide to making every meeting matter
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The condensed guide to running meetings : the 5-minute version of everything you need to know / Amy Gallo -- Section 1: Prepare. Do you really need to hold that meeting? : a simple tool to help you decide / Elizabeth Grace Saunders -- Stop calling every conversation a "meeting" : we need a more effective vocabulary / Al Pittampalli -- If you can't say what your meeting will accomplish, you shouldn't have it : set a purpose by answering two questions / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- How to design an agenda for an effective meeting : a productive meeting begins here / Roger Schwarz -- The key to shorter, better meetings : a filter to help you articulate your purpose / Anthony Tjan -- The 50-minute meeting : build in time for transition / David Silverman -- The magic of 30-minute meetings : give yourself less time and you'll get more done / Peter Bregman -- Meetings need a shot clock : tackle your agenda by beating the buzzer / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Are there too many people in your meeting? : probably, a rule of thumb -- Section 2: Conduct. Before a meeting, tell your team that silence denotes agreement : speak now or forever hold your peace / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Establish ground rules : set expectations for participation -- Reach group decisions during meetings : you have options for gathering input and moving forward -- The right way to cut people off in meetings : "Jellyfish!" / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Dealing with people who derail meetings : having an explicit purpose will get you back on track / Roger Schwarz -- Refocus a meeting after someone interrupts : listen, validate, and redirect / Rebecca Knight -- Section 3: Participate. Polite ways to decline a meeting invitation : preserve your time -- and the relationship / Liane Davey -- How to interject in a meeting : useful phrases to introduce ideas, disagree, and express confusion /Jodi Glickman -- Stuck in a meeting from hell? : here's what to do, don't just sit there and suffer / Melissa Raffoni -- 7 ways to stop a meeting from dragging on : break free from the silent majority / Joseph Grenny -- When your boss is terrible at leading meetings : three tactics for turning things around / Paul Axtell -- Section 4: Close and follow up. The right way to end a meeting : with closure / Paul Axtell -- Don't end a meeting without doing these 3 things : make sure everyone's on the same page / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Section 5: Specific types of meetings. What everyone should know about running virtual meetings : just three things / Paul Axtell -- How to run a great virtual meeting : rules matter more / Keith Ferrazzi -- Conduct a meeting of people from different cultures : help them step outside their comfort zones / Rebecca Knight -- Making global meetings work : inconvenience everybody equally / June Delano -- Give your standing meetings a makeover : do away with the same old, same old / Martha Craumer -- How to do walking meetings right : boost your creative thinking and engagement / Russell Clayton, Chris Thomas, and Jack Smothers -- Stand-up meetings don't work for everybody : are they speedy, or sexist, ageist, and height-ist? / Bob Frisch -- Leadership summits that work : stop putting your top people to sleep / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Appendix A: meeting preparation checklist -- Appendix B: sample agendas -- Appendix C: meeting follow-up checklist -- Appendix D: sample follow-up memo -- Appendix E: digital tools to make your next meeting more productive :there's an app for that / Alexandra Samuel
Control code
945232438
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 225 pages
Isbn
9781633692176
Lccn
2016025614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)945232438
Label
HBR guide to making every meeting matter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: The condensed guide to running meetings : the 5-minute version of everything you need to know / Amy Gallo -- Section 1: Prepare. Do you really need to hold that meeting? : a simple tool to help you decide / Elizabeth Grace Saunders -- Stop calling every conversation a "meeting" : we need a more effective vocabulary / Al Pittampalli -- If you can't say what your meeting will accomplish, you shouldn't have it : set a purpose by answering two questions / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- How to design an agenda for an effective meeting : a productive meeting begins here / Roger Schwarz -- The key to shorter, better meetings : a filter to help you articulate your purpose / Anthony Tjan -- The 50-minute meeting : build in time for transition / David Silverman -- The magic of 30-minute meetings : give yourself less time and you'll get more done / Peter Bregman -- Meetings need a shot clock : tackle your agenda by beating the buzzer / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Are there too many people in your meeting? : probably, a rule of thumb -- Section 2: Conduct. Before a meeting, tell your team that silence denotes agreement : speak now or forever hold your peace / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Establish ground rules : set expectations for participation -- Reach group decisions during meetings : you have options for gathering input and moving forward -- The right way to cut people off in meetings : "Jellyfish!" / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Dealing with people who derail meetings : having an explicit purpose will get you back on track / Roger Schwarz -- Refocus a meeting after someone interrupts : listen, validate, and redirect / Rebecca Knight -- Section 3: Participate. Polite ways to decline a meeting invitation : preserve your time -- and the relationship / Liane Davey -- How to interject in a meeting : useful phrases to introduce ideas, disagree, and express confusion /Jodi Glickman -- Stuck in a meeting from hell? : here's what to do, don't just sit there and suffer / Melissa Raffoni -- 7 ways to stop a meeting from dragging on : break free from the silent majority / Joseph Grenny -- When your boss is terrible at leading meetings : three tactics for turning things around / Paul Axtell -- Section 4: Close and follow up. The right way to end a meeting : with closure / Paul Axtell -- Don't end a meeting without doing these 3 things : make sure everyone's on the same page / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Section 5: Specific types of meetings. What everyone should know about running virtual meetings : just three things / Paul Axtell -- How to run a great virtual meeting : rules matter more / Keith Ferrazzi -- Conduct a meeting of people from different cultures : help them step outside their comfort zones / Rebecca Knight -- Making global meetings work : inconvenience everybody equally / June Delano -- Give your standing meetings a makeover : do away with the same old, same old / Martha Craumer -- How to do walking meetings right : boost your creative thinking and engagement / Russell Clayton, Chris Thomas, and Jack Smothers -- Stand-up meetings don't work for everybody : are they speedy, or sexist, ageist, and height-ist? / Bob Frisch -- Leadership summits that work : stop putting your top people to sleep / Bob Frisch and Cary Greene -- Appendix A: meeting preparation checklist -- Appendix B: sample agendas -- Appendix C: meeting follow-up checklist -- Appendix D: sample follow-up memo -- Appendix E: digital tools to make your next meeting more productive :there's an app for that / Alexandra Samuel
Control code
945232438
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xi, 225 pages
Isbn
9781633692176
Lccn
2016025614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)945232438

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