Preparing For Successful Meetings

August 6, 2018

Meetings are not easy. They can often feel like a water off time while lacking a clear goal it outcome. One thing I've been thinking about lately is how I can take the problems with meetings I've identified and help improve them. Here are my six meeting prep told for designers:

  • Set aside to think about your meeting.
  • Always state your goal in the meeting invite
  • Determine what the action is when leaving the meeting.
  • Create a list of taking points you decide before based on meeting needs.
  • Always make sure the person that can make decisions is in the room.
  • Close with a follow up email stating the next steps.

Since I started using these tips, I feel as though my meetings have been much more successful and productive. Try a few out, let me know if they work for you too.

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