A lot has been written on holding effective meetings. I’ve always been fascinated by the 15 common personalities and private agendas of those who attend meetings, and how you can actively deal with them. Being able to more efficiently recognise and manage these characters will result in more focused and beneficial meetings, which has to be a good thing, right?
In general you will find yourself going to 6 types of meetings:
If we are going to have these meetings, let’s ensure they benefit all.
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