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Essential Meeting Blueprints for Managers by Sharlyn Lauby

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Meeting activities

Certain activities can make or break a meeting. Participants must know how to problem solve. Not just as an individual but in a group setting. They also need to be able to make decisions.

In both cases, if the group's problem-solving or decision-making capabilities are inadequate, a meeting could go on for what seems like forever. Whether you're a for-profit business with employees or a non-profit business with a volunteer board, you must provide people with the tools to effectively make decisions and solve problems.

Problem-solving activities

In my work with a wide variety of individuals, groups, and organizations over the last twenty years, I've come to the conclusion that many people are not very good problem solvers. They often ...

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