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October 15, 2021
What advice would you tell your Earlier Self about running meetings better? After about 20 years of running meetings of all kinds, here’s what I’d say.
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October 7, 2021
You finished that Big Meeting! You all made that Big Decision! Or did you? Don’t give up, group decisions in meetings *are* possible. Use this CAPPED decision framework to help your team actually make those decisions.
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September 15, 2021
If you’ve been wanting to come to our ‘Better meetings’ online classes, but our class times haven’t matched your schedule, then we have good news for you.
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September 13, 2021
Sometimes meetings are like that game Jenga, where everybody takes turns to solve a big puzzle, with cool heads and steady hands. The last thing you need is disruptive behaviour that puts everybody off. Here are some ideas on how to deal with that.
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September 13, 2021
By applying some patterns from the popular ‘unconference’ format, we can all turn a regular work meeting into something much better, where we can learn from each other, and do our best work together.
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August 27, 2021
I’d like to short-circuit that whole decision dance routine, with one new button on those meeting invitations. Actually, not even a new button, just a replacement button.
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August 27, 2021
Projects can and do go off the rails sometimes. Here are 3 essential meeting guides to make it easier for you to set up any new project for success, and to make things less stressful if something goes wrong.
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Project Insurance Pack

You need to set up your team to succeed. These 3 meeting guides will help you do just that. Included in the pack:

Project Kick-off Meeting Guide

Get a shared understanding before the project begins.

Project Pre-Mortem Meeting Guide

Identify what might go wrong and how you will avoid it.

Problem Framing Meeting Guide

Clarify the 'why' behind what your project is really for.

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