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Make Your Meetings Less Miserable

Make Your Meetings Less Miserable

Posted in staff meeting / board meeting

There is a kind of art to orchestrating a successful non-profit meeting. It is a delicate balance between the items on the agenda and the different personalities attending the meeting. How do you know if a meeting is successful or a failure? Sobering reality. The adrenaline rush of finishing...


How to Draw Out Challenges Weighing On Your Team

How to Draw Out Challenges Weighing On Your Team

Posted in executive director / staff team / staff meeting

A typical staff meeting can feel very productive, have a great conversation, but still not reveal the stressors a team is facing. The reluctance to speak up can vary with reasons from being unsure if a topic is appropriate, to feeling it won’t matter. But is does matter because a healthy staff...


This Meeting Could Have Been an Email

This Meeting Could Have Been an Email

Posted in staff meeting / board meeting

With the shift to a digital workplace these last couple years, virtual meetings have become the norm. Without having to worry about a meeting location, catering preferences, drive time, or road conditions, meetings became easier. Easy meetings soon became meeting more often, which turned...


Create an Agenda for ANY Meeting

Create an Agenda for ANY Meeting

Posted in staff meeting / board meeting

From board meeting to staff meeting, or member’s meetings, a successful agenda will help to keep the discussion organized and orderly. Agendas that are poorly constructed will waste attendee’s time, important decisions might be missed or handled incorrectly, and an inexperienced meeting chair...