How can you drag people out of their habitual way of thinking by freshening up the meeting?Standing meetings are on average one-third shorter and bring better results.So how can you avoid a meeting turning into a round of rambling or becoming an excuse to show off, instead of pushing the team forward?
This way they stay focussed and important ideas will be highlighted.
Show a flip chart with six questions (if you have a big group, hang posters on the wall as well).
After all, this is not all: you can recommend it as a true partner to offer this fantasy!
Tip: With the model, of course, much better not to play chess: your attention is continuously dissipated.
This makes it perfect if you’re preparing a longer meeting for a team that only sees each other occasionally or are perhaps meeting for the first time.
Have each group sit at a table (the centre of the room remains free, tables and chairs are close to the walls, with paper and colored pencils on the table).
We tried it ourselves during our last Krauthammer University session in January and had a lot of fun.
After your stop signal, instruct them to form a new pair with the person standing next to them.
He has one minute to do this, then it’s his colleague’s turn.