Top Takeaways

Determine whether a meeting is even necessary for your specific situation
Build better meeting agendas that are focused on outcomes, not topics
Utilize the "3-minute rule" for content that people need to read before the mtg
Discern when to use open-ended versus closed-ended questions
Wrap up by determining "WHO will do WHAT by WHEN"

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The average employee spends over 30 hours per month in unproductive meetings. If that isn’t sad enough, 39 percent of employees admit to sleeping in meetings. And yet, a well-conducted meeting can save time, provide clarity, and even alter the direction of a team or company. The key is not to avoid meetings, but to get better at conducting them....

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Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


More About Bobby Powers

Bobby Powers has managed international teams as large as 160 people across fintech, software, and retail. He was the first U.S. hire for a Y Combinator-backed startup company (Spokn), built the learning & development function for two small businesses (Gravity Payments and The Block), managed a client services department at a financial services company that recently IPO’d (Clearwater Analytics), and...

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