Time Management Expert, Event Speaker: Mark Lamendola
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|One reason meetings
are normally not very effective is their planning is defective. The cure
for this is to put forth an effective agenda.|
Every version of Microsoft Word since 6.0 has included an agenda template that allows you to assign actual clock minutes to each agenda item. This approach assumes that, if an item is important enough to put on the agenda in the first place, it's important enough to have its own time slot. This approach works only if you stick strictly to the schedule. If there's more subject than time in the actual meeting, simply table any leftover to an agenda item called "Tabled items."
Using dedicated time slots within the meeting confers many advantages. Among them:
Do you want to radically improve how well people in your organization make use of the limited number of hours in each work day?
Contact me to arrange a time when we can talk about a presentation: email@example.com. Why arrange a time? So I can give you full attention during the call. There's a really powerful time management tip. Ask me why it works.