Most people think of a meeting as an event - the time we’re gathered together in a physical or virtual room. But meetings are actually a cycle that consists of three phases - before, during and after. Too often meetings are unproductive due to a lack of proper preparation by both the meeting leader and participants. Spending a few minutes designing a thoughtful agenda, developing appropriate pre-work, and communicating clearly with your meeting participants, can transform the entire meeting experience.
This guide contains a meeting agenda template, tips for planning the agenda and writing a desired outcome, and how to design and communicate pre-work.