Before the meeting
Items to consider
- What kind of a meeting is it?
- A progress meeting or problem solving meeting?
- Is the meeting really necessary,
- What should it accomplish
- Set clear objectives, as a preamble to the agenda
- Determine who should be present
- Too few will be uneventful
- Too many will be tedious
- Set the date and time to start and finish
- Limit information-sharing meetings to two hours maximum
- Set the agenda, priority and time table