How to Chair a Meeting
How to lead any type of meeting and make them productive
This program is a practical and very comprehensive program for anyone who chairs meetings.
Whether you chair meetings at work, at your local sporting club, a charity or not-for-profit organisation, a board, or your property owners meeting, this program will give you heaps of tips and strategies to make your role easier and more effective.
When meetings are chaired well, the outcomes are always better.
People who have great chairing skills are respected and held in high regard.
People who chair meetings well at work get noticed and are given responsibilities and often promotions.
There's no "fluff" in this program. It's solid practical information you can use immediately.
Apart from the introductory module, you can work through in any order and at your own pace.
David Julian Price
Clarifiying the Terminology
Types of Meetings
Where do People Learn Chairing Skills?
The Essential Tools You Need in Your Toolbox
How to prepare a Modern Agenda
You Need a Sixth sense
Sense of humour - it helps
Be Crystal Clear about Outcomes
Setting the Tone & the Atmosphere
The Secret Sauce of Chairmanship
Listen Way More Than You Speak
The Triple GN formula
Be Organised and Precise
The Big "I"
The 3 "E's"
Bias - What you need to understand
Confirmation Bias - a potential timebomb
The "3 F's"
Setting the Tone and Atmosphere
Formalities & Protocols
Dealing With Conflict
Handling Hostile Meetings
Service & Power Participants
Dealing with the Dark Side of People
Characteristics of people who run a great meeting (and those who have a bit to learn)
Characteristics of the "Service" Chairperson and the "Power" Chairperson
Service and the Power Chairmanship
Being the President
Decision Making & Implementation
Casting Vote or Second Vote
Voting - different methods
Minutes - what you need to know
Minute Taking for the 21st Century
Sample Action Status Report
How to Chair a Meeting - Audio Interview with Robyn Henderson
How to Chair a Meeting - Transcript of Audio Program
Meeting Procedure Made Easy - Ebook
Sample "Charge" which can be modified and read at meetings - particularly Not for Profit groups
Going Through the Motions - Ebook
The Meeting Toolbox - Ebook
Bill of Rights for Meetings - a useful document
49 Tips to make Your Meetings More Effective