In a startup, you cannot afford to have meetings with no outcomes/ accomplishments. Well, to be frank, no company should be able to afford meetings where all you do is share updates. (if all you are going to do is share updates, send me a compiled emailâ€¦please)
Having a great meeting can happen! But it takes preparation and follow through to ensure success.
Here are 6 components to help you get the most out of company meetings.
Agree on an agenda beforehand
If you have a structure to the meeting you can cut the meeting time in halfâ€¦and are more likely to get through all the items. Itâ€™s not fun to go into a meeting with no idea what is going to be talked about or how long it will last. It will also allow people to formulate ideas to contribute beforehand.