When meeting participants collaborate, innovate, problem-solve and make sound decisions, your organization flourishes.  By employing these proven strategies in every meeting, you will cut your meeting time dramatically and increase the likelihood of getting the right people making better decisions in a shorter time. Achieving Meeting Excellence will dramatically improve the efficiency and productivity of your entire organization and offers practical solutions to the following frustrations:
– A meeting agenda is loose with no clear roles or responsibilities defined
– Participants wonder, “Why am I wasting my time here? I have real work to do”
– Attendees are sneaking a look at their messages rather than staying focused
– There has to be a “meeting after the meeting” to clarify what happened


  • Determine when a meeting is the best option to achieve a goal
  • Determine who really needs to attend and what role they will play
  • Prepare an agenda that will accomplish the meeting goal
  • Achieve the highest level of participant interaction and collaboration
  • Deal with the most common personality challenges
  • Develop a reputation for highly effective meetings
  • Employ all these techniques and strategies in meetings


  • “How to conduct meetings / how to get a meeting under control by using parking lot techniques / time boxing / red card. It’s useful to run effective meetings.”  Analog Devices
  • “Break out session as it gives opportunity to implement whatever we learned in the meeting.”  Analog Devices
  • “Most valuable to me is the time management best practices and meeting flow.”  Analog Devices