Keep your project team meetings problem-solving meetings. If you have an agenda item for discussion, make sure that the item serves to solve or prevent a possible problem. Here’s an agenda template that serves the purpose of helping people stay focused on problem solving, not status.
Title line: Agenda for (project) team meeting, date, time, location.
Expected attendees: Name them all.
Major milestone review: For any life cycle other than agile, listing the major milestones and when you expect to meet them can help people see the context even while they’re working on their piece. If you choose to ask about EQF (see Track Your Original Estimate with EQF), this is the place to do so. Add ...