You can do a better job with meetings by using Cisco's Clarity of Purpose Model - a four-step process for having better meetings. By defining the meeting's purpose, establishing presentation goals and structure, clearly communicating expectations and owning your meeting, you can improve the quality of your meetings. Instantly.
Watch this video of Vice President of Corporation Positioning, Ron Ricci as he explains the model and how you can use it to be a better leader.
Then read his article, Meeting Hell: Stop Wasting Time where he talks about the time wasted in meetings. You can change the way your company is doing business with just a few changes in your approach to meetings.
Here are some more tips on making your next meeting a success. Based on research conducted by WebEx, we know 9 out of 10 workers would prefer to interact with their co-workers in any other way than to attend a meeting.
It's time to change the way we work. We hope these tools are a useful first step.