Meetings serve two purposes There is a second purpose to any meeting which we often overlook

Meetings serve two purposes. The first is obvious, to fulfill the aim of the meeting or conversation. The second is less obvious and is usually entirely neglected. Most meetings or conversations have a pre-planned outcome. It may be to explore an issue, to make a decision or to solve a problem. But there is always … Continue reading Meetings serve two purposes There is a second purpose to any meeting which we often overlook

Town Hall Meeting ** A meeting in which a report is made and participants have an opportunity to ask questions

Traditional Town Hall Meeting Town hall meetings also referred to as town halls or town hall forums, are a way for local and national politicians to meet with their constituents, either to hear from them on topics of interest or to discuss specific upcoming legislation or regulation. During periods of active political debate, town halls … Continue reading Town Hall Meeting ** A meeting in which a report is made and participants have an opportunity to ask questions

Café style meetings ** Making regular meetings more conversational

In our daily work, one of the places where most of our conversations happen are in face-to-face group meetings such as board meetings, staff meetings, team meetings, management meetings, project meetings, etc. These meetings typically occupy a large part of the work time but are rarely productive, never mind satisfying. There is a very clear need … Continue reading Café style meetings ** Making regular meetings more conversational