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Develop Confidence by Ros Taylor

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Make Meetings Work

Efficient meetings are attended by relevant staff, follow a crafted agenda and a strict time limit, and are led by an assertive chairperson. Learn to become a more confident meeting participant, whatever your role.

Be a Strong Chairperson

How many dull meetings have you attended? Once in the chair, try some of these innovative approaches to inject interest, stimulate contributions, and establish your assertiveness. Choose alternative venues. Try shortening meetings to create greater urgency. Introduce prizes for the best contribution. Try brainstorming, but restrict it to a specific timeframe. encourage those present to try out and take responsibility for their ideas. Invite someone to chair half the meeting in your ...

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