Archive for May 10th, 2011

Article: How to Improve Your Companywide Meeting By Jessie Scanlon (BusinessWeek)

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
Found some potentially useful thoughts on preparing for and holding a team meeting. The listed suggestions could be used in the regular classroom, but I think are equally useful to remember for the YCISL workshops. Particularly critical (I think) are:
Set a Clear Purpose, and Aim for 100% Participation.
In YCISL, we should recognize that youth have significantly greater energy (basketball coaching clearly demonstrates that!) and appreciate being included in all activities.
How to Improve Your Companywide Meeting
By Jessie Scanlon
1. Nominate a Delegate
2. Consider the Setting
3. Welcome People
4. Set a Clear Purpose
5. Aim for 100% Participation
6. Don’t Just Broadcast Information
7. Create Cultural Rituals
8. Iterate
http://www.businessweek.com/playbook/08/0428_1.htm