Are you ready for the fastest way to significantly improve your meetings? Get the “Meeting Leadership Workbook” now.
In this workbook you'll find a rapid, 38-page version of 10-step system introduced in the “Meeting Leadership Solution” book including:
STEP 1. Get Real With Yourself
Great meetings start with you. In step 1 of this workbook you'll discover techniques to help you take responsibility for how you act during a meeting including:
- How to become more self-aware so that you can take control and become a more effective meeting participant
- How to find a mentor who can help you to be accountable for how you act during meetings and more
You'll also receive the ‘Get Real With Yourself Checklist √‘ at the end of this step so you can keep track of what you need to do to improve.
STEP 2: Get Real With Your Team
Trusting your meeting teammates is critical. In this step you'll find practical ways to help you make a lasting connection with your meeting team including:
- Learning how to fight so you can really get along
- Effective listening techniques
- How to build a Meeting Team Traits Inventory
- How to celebrate and more
You'll also get the ‘Get Real With Your Team Checklist √‘ that you and your team can use as a guide to mark your meeting improvement progress.
STEP 3: Know Your Total Meeting Cost $
Once you realize how much your meetings actually cost, then you won't waste a single second. In Step 3 you'll learn a practical approach to measuring the cost of your meetings including:
- An hourly cost formula
- An annual cost formula
- You'll also discover why calculating the ‘opportunity cost' of your meetings is so important, especially in terms of ‘time'
You'll also receive the ‘Know Your Total Meeting Cost Checklist √” which will help you figure out whether or not your meetings are actually worth having.
STEP 4: Get A Great Facilitator
Should you fire a bad meeting facilitator? If you don't fire them, then what can you do?
In this step you'll learn practical ways to evaluate your current meeting facilitator, get them the help they need to improve and ensure that you have an outstanding leader running all of your meetings.
At the end of this step you'll also get the ‘Get A Great Facilitator Checklist √‘ so you'll know what actions to take to help your meeting leader improve.
STEP 5: Link The Meeting To Your Strategy
What would happen in your organization if you could stop any meeting, at any moment, and connect that moment directly to your organization strategy?
This is a massive game-changing concept that will not only help you have great meetings but it will also lead to building an outstanding organization through which you can serve your customers and community at the highest possible level!
Also included in step 5 is the ‘Link The Meeting To Your Strategy Checklist √‘ to help you and your senior leaders stay on track.
STEP 6: Build A Blockbuster AGENDA
Imagine what it would be like if every one of your meetings was as exciting as your favourite Hollywood Blockbuster movie? And because every great movie starts with a great script, in step 6 you'll find out how to create agendas that will help you have great meetings with techniques like these:
- How to use the word AGENDA as an acronym to build an outstanding agenda
- How to market the AGENDA
- How to create an AGENDA format that will get everyone's attention
At the end of step 6 you'll also get the ‘How To Build A Blockbuster AGENDA Checklist √‘
STEP 7: Meet In The Right Space
Where you meet is as important as what you're meeting about. So in step 7 you'll get all the practical tips and information you need to set up a productive meeting space that makes your team feel great so they can do their best work.
You'll also receive the ‘Meet In The Right Space Checklist √‘ to help you remember how to set up in offices, off-site, conference call meetings and more.
STEP 8: Get Awesome Meeting Resources
No two meetings are the same. What worked for you last time may not work for you again. Because of this you need a variety of tools to help you optimize every meeting you attend. As a result, step 8 offers great book titles, articles, and links to the right information that will help you make your next meeting exceptional.
You'll also get the ‘Get Awesome Meeting Resources Checklist √‘ to help keep you on track.
STEP 9: Follow Up FAST
Want to make more money, have happier customers and a highly engaged staff? Then you'll want to learn all of the techniques in step 9 including:
- How to use the word FAST to remind you how to follow up effectively after a meeting
- How to ensure that the right people are getting the right information and more
At the end of step 9 you'll also get the ‘Follow Up FAST Checklist √‘ to help you and your team optimize the way you communicate after meetings.
STEP 10: Take Action!
This step will inspire you to take action and transform your next meeting into a highly productive, profit-driving event that your whole team will love!
And you'll also receive the ‘Take Action Checklist √‘ to motivate you and your team to truly transform your meetings.
So what are you waiting for?
Get the “Meeting Leadership Workbook” now so you can:
- Start a meeting transformation process immediately
- Learn quickly and take action
- Cut out your worst meetings
- Inspire your team
- Build a stronger organization so you can serve your customers and community at the highest possible level and more!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
During his 30+ years of work experience, Gordon Sheppard has facilitated, run and participated in more than 2000 meetings. He is a Professional Meeting Facilitator, Trainer, Consultant, Speaker, Author and Podcaster who combines a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama, and Prosci Change Management Certification, to deliver a people-centred approach that will help you make your next meeting more productive and profitable.
Gord is also a proud husband, father, brother and dog-walker. He also loves hockey, playing guitar, mentoring and volunteering for worthy causes like www.100MenYEG.com.
You can hire Gord to:
- Do a workshop
- Facilitate your meetings including; senior management meetings; board meetings; staff meetings and more
- Work as a Management Consultant to help you develop your organization strategy
- Do leadership development
- Speak at your event and more