Are you holding effective meetings?

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Are you holding effective meetings?

Would they go faster if you removed all the chairs?

Queen Victoria famously held her household staff meetings standing up to ensure they would be more efficient.

At the recent ICMIF conference in London, I spoke about how agile methodology which is used for software development might become infused in other areas of your business such as meetings.

Why not try this next time. Instead of a long boring 60-minute meeting providing status updates or sales cadence, why not have a 15-minute stand-up meeting instead?

This will allow your team to use those 45 minutes to actually work on all those activities that you then need them to report on at the meeting. Watch my explanation of this in the video below and share it with your boss.

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Based in London, Practical Futurist and former Global Managing Partner at IBM, Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after presenter and commentator on issues around digital disruption, workplace of the future and new technologies such as blockchain. Andrew is a multiple TEDx and International Keynote Speaker.