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10 Steps to Successful Meetings by ASTD

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STEP TEN:

Evaluate Your Success and Follow Up

  • Evaluate the meeting
  • Conduct a self-evaluation
  • Distribute meeting notes and track commitments
  • Host a productive meeting

With the meeting nearly closed, the age-old question looms: “How can we tell if the meeting was effective?” Is success based on how much fun the participants had during the meeting? Although having fun might be a characteristic of a productive meeting, it isn’t a key metric of success.

Evaluate the Meeting

Evaluating how productive the meeting was should be measured against these criteria:

  • Were the meeting objectives accomplished?
  • Was the meeting held in a time-efficient manner?
  • Were the participants satisfied with the results?
 
Given the amount of time that people ...

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