Meetings are alive! Whether it's a few people meeting over coffee or 100 people in a conference room, meetings happen all the time. They are a constantly changing and living pattern; a connection of minds, content and process. Every meeting, no matter how large or small, has the potential to be a dynamic interaction of human brains. The possibilities for success are endless and yet organizations persist in forcing themselves into a rigid straight jacket of endless agendas, boring monologues and tedious PowerPoint. Where agendas are long and aimless. Where people stop each other talking. Where creativity is stifled. Where things go around in circles or grind to a halt. Where time is lost. Now is the time to make a change; to adapt to a better way of working. Now is the time for to take responsibility whether you Attend, Chair or Facilitate meetings; it's over to you to help lead the way. Whether you're problem-solving, innovating, strategizing, visioning, aligning or simply informing-you have more influence than you think. You just need to know how.
This book will show you the 3 Big Twists to make all types of meeting successful so that you can begin a new meeting habit that others will want to follow. LID Publishing's popular Concise Advice Lab notebooks are designed to be quick and comprehensive brainstorming tools for busy professionals. The small trim size makes it easy to take along in a briefcase or purse. Interior pages are matte finish, so ink won't smear, and there's plenty of space to jot notes. A ribbon makes it easy to mark your place, and the elastic outer band keeps the notebook closed.
Helen Chapman is co-founder and Director of The Facilitation Partnership Limited; an organization sought after by business leaders who are intent on making the complex simple to work with. Helen grew into business leadership in the Airline and Health & Fitness industries where she successfully facilitated organizational development and new company cultures. Today, as a business leader, graphic facilitator & thinking partner, Helen has a passion for supporting the development of Vision & Strategy, High Performing Teams and Organizational Alignment.