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Four Tips to Effective Meetings Part III - Integrity Moments - June 20

  • 2018 Jun 20

Four Tips to Effective Meetings Part III

Priya Parker, author of “The Art of Gathering,” shared in a Wall Street Journal article four tips on conducting effective meetings. The third tip is “Issue Pop-Up rules.”

Ms. Parker recommends that using creative or amusing rules can force compliance while allowing the group to have fun.

Ms. Parker was leading a meeting that kept being disrupted by executives returning from breaks late. She announced that 10 push-ups would be their future consequence for late arrival. This became a fun penalty while encouraging promptness.

Hebrews 13:7 teaches, “Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls as those who will give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with grief.”

For an effective meeting, have rules, but make them fun when possible.

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