This Meeting is a Complete Waste of Time – Steven’s Story

 

 

Steven, the COO of a company, held “roundtable” meetings with his team monthly.  Everybody hated them.  In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias describes how she advised her client to:  (1) write purpose statements for the meeting, (2) assign accountabilities, and (3) follow-up appropriately.

 






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Dr. Melissa GratiasMelissa Gratias (pronounced “Gracious”) used to think that productivity was a result of working long hours. And, she worked a lot of hours. Then, she learned that productivity is a skill set, not a personality trait. Now, Melissa is a productivity expert who coaches and trains other businesspeople to be more focused, balanced, and effective. She is a prolific writer and speaker who travels the world helping people change how they work and improve how they live. Contact her at getproductive@melissagratias.com or 912-417-2505. Sign up to receive her productivity tips via email.

2 Comments

  1. Karla Byrd

    Wow! I love it….You are so correct. I will begin this method today in all my meetings. Thank you so much Melissa, I appreciate your insight.

    Reply
    • Melissa Gratias, Ph.D.

      Thank you Carla. What will be your first new action?

      Reply

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