Asserting Yourself
Handling Stress
Making Time
Managing Yourself
Running Meetings
Selecting People
Understanding Behaviour
The Management Guide to Running Meetings
By Kate Keenan
Extracts from the book

High expectations
If you have high expectations of the meeting, it is very likely to achieve results.
Less is more
When convening meetings a good maxim to remember is 'Less is more'. Two or three people frequently produce better results than a gathering of ten or twelve. The more people attending the meeting, the more control and management are required.
Take charge
You have it in your power to make a meeting effective, but to do this, you need to be prepared to take charge. If you do not, you should not expect much to come of the meeting.
Next steps
Meetings are a means to an end; they are rarely an end in themselves. The conclusion of a meeting is usually just the beginning for other activities, even if it is simply the setting up of another meeting.

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Table of Contents

Running Meetings
1. Why Meetings Do Not Work
2. Understanding What Happens at Meetings
3. Organising a Meeting
4. Controlling a Meeting
5. Documenting a Meeting
6. Your Attitude to Meetings

Check List to Meetings

The Benefits of Good Meetings


Author: Kate Keenan
Format: 64 pages, pb
Published: Sept 1999
Price: £2.99
ISBN-10 & ISBN-13: 1-902825-80-2
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