Archive for June, 2006

Having meetings that work

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Have you ever walked out of a 2 hour meeting with the feeling that you’ve just wasted two hours of time and accomplished next to nothing, or that something was accomplished but no-one is sure what? Even when we pride ourselves on being effective or experienced negotiators, we may be less successful than we’d like, particularly in contexts where we don’t necessarily see ourselves as negotiators. Other than our ‘negotiations’ at home, a perfect example of this problem is a typical meeting.