In the book, Death by Meeting, meetings were conducted in four different ways based on what was being discussed. Daily Check-in Weekly Tactical Monthly Strategic Off-site Review Book › › › › › › Purpose: Share daily schedules and activities. (pg. 249) 5 minutes Face to Face Standing Strictly Administrative Everyone not needed How to make it work for your team? › Hold meeting during the first few minutes before or after › › › › class Keep it short and friendly Plans for the week and items everyone will be working on Only discuss issues pertaining to meetings, documentation, communication, or correspondence If anyone brings up a larger issue, take note and discuss it at the next strategic meeting Book › Purpose: Review weekly activities and metrics, and resolve tactical issues (pg. 249) › No agenda › Approx. 1 hour How to make it relate to your group work? › This is our class time, in which… › Mr. Brown explains broad plans of our Service Learning Projects › Discuss how groups and meetings should run › Discuss progress, and problems › Confirm two topics for Monthly Strategic Book › Purpose: Discuss, analyze, brainstorm, and decide upon › › › › critical issues, impacting the long-term goal (pg. 249) Limit to one or two topics 1-2 hours Prepare, research Engage in conflict Implementing Monthly Strategic in your group › Plan to meet for 1 hour minimum › Prepare and come ready to argue for your ideas on the issues decided on in the Tactical Meeting › Ensure participation from all members Book › Review Strategy, industry trends, competitive landscape, › › › › key personnel, team development (pg. 249) 1-2 Days Out of the office Limit distractions Don’t schedule too much Off-Sites and your group › Rare that this type of meeting would be used for our project › Could be helpful in getting to know your team members › A visit to Hospice could be looked at as an Off-Site Review Spend time ensuring that everyone provides their opinion Organize meetings to discuss like topics Focus on one to two topics Effective meetings will save time and create results! Lencioni, Patrick. Death by Meeting; A Leadership Fable. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2004.