Editor’s note: Diversity, giving voice, discomfort and representation. All are ingredients for an effective meeting, according to Bruce Daisley, author of Eat, Sleep, Work, Repeat. This short video shares some tips on creating better meetings.
Editor’s note: Fingers crossed that the Covid-19 crisis will see improvements in working life, driven by inquiry into how we have always done things. As Rob Briner points out in this piece, a good place to start would be the meeting.
Editor’s note: There some very sound advice here. Some simple steps can make online meetings useful, relevant and maybe even enjoyable . . .
Editor’s note: Isn’t this one of the skills of our time? How to create and facilitate virtual meetings in which all participants have ways to interact, and feel safe enough to interact. There are some really useful tips here.
Editor’s note: Standing during meetings is good for you but researchers have highlighted that the social norms of meetings put pressure on people to remain seated. The answer: design more spaces where people can meet standing.
Editor’s note: Seems to men there is much scope for innovating the humble meeting. These companies seem to be doing. Time to be bold and make meetings more worthwhile!
Editor’s note: It sounds like the stuff of Star Trek but telepresence tech is getting cheaper and browser-based, which will lead to lots more possibilities for virtual meetings.