Here are additional tips for running Effective Staff Meetings:

Before the meeting begins, tell them what the key areas are that you’ll be covering. This will be the roadmap that gives clarity to your meeting.

If you have just stated something and you realize you have not clarified it for the group, follow it by saying, “The reason this is important to you is…”

Keep in mind that most staff do want to participate in meetings. The problem with 90% of staff meetings is that they are in a lecture format rather than in an interactive format. Always ask yourself, “Why do they need to know this, and what format is best for them to remember this information?”

Anne’s book, Outcome Focus® Approach: How to Get Your Message to Cascade Down has a techniques, tips and examples to get the best outcome. Go to the Store tab and click on Books.