Agendas Make Meetings Productive

Written by Martin Haworth

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  • Action Points Asrepparttar meeting progresses there will be action points that individual meeting members will be accountable for. By having a spot onrepparttar 119455 agenda for a quick review, prior to circulating these in writing, everyone will be clear on what is expected of them.

  • Parked Items Sometimes during a meeting, items arise which whilst important, are outsiderepparttar 119456 scope of that particular meeting. So by both 'parking' them duringrepparttar 119457 meeting, thus validating their importance, and having a specific point to checkrepparttar 119458 next steps for them is clear, they do recieve attention. This then allowsrepparttar 119459 meeting purpose to be maintained.

  • Next Meeting
    By ensuringrepparttar 119460 date ofrepparttar 119461 next meeting is an agenda item, this serves three purposes
    1. It indicates torepparttar 119462 meeting attendees follow up meetings
    2. It gives an indication of when agreed action points fromrepparttar 119463 meeting are likely to be required
    3. Finally, it remindsrepparttar 119464 person responsible forrepparttar 119465 agenda to agree a clear date duringrepparttar 119466 meeting - if not, it is likely to slip.
  • Meeting Review Your agenda should also be an ongoing learning tool. As such, and to ensure your meetings truly make a difference, there is a real benefit in reviewing how things have worked inrepparttar 119467 meetng - for all participants. Agenda it!

    © 2005 Martin Haworth is a Business and Management Coach. He works worldwide, mainly by phone, with small business owners, managers and corporate leaders. He has hundreds of hints, tips and ideas at his website,

  • Hollander Consultants Gears Up For Largest Symposium in Three Years

    Written by Matthew Bratschi

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    “The Florida Symposium is one ofrepparttar linchpins of our company. This is one more opportunity to really help our clients do better and achieve their professional goals,” said Fred King, CEO of Hollander Consultants.

    Some ofrepparttar 119454 key topics that will be discussed at this year’s Florida symposium include Hiring, Leadership, Marketing, Organizational Stability, Achieving Financial Success, and Working as a Team.

    Hollander Consultants is one ofrepparttar 119455 leading national consulting firms inrepparttar 119456 United States and Canada forrepparttar 119457 combined dentistry, optometry and veterinary professions, and usesrepparttar 119458 administrative systems developed by business management pioneer, L. Ron Hubbard. Hollander Consultants can be found online at Hollander Consultants also maintains an online quarterly magazine, Solutions, which is located at

    Director of Public Affairs, Hollander Consultants

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