We all know, meetings can be boring and drain a lot of energy. But they don't have to be. Use this standard meeting agenda to structure your meetings and they will be relevant for people and actually help them do their jobs. They will become action meetings.
Action meetings have a specific focus: Align all team members on the current focus and ongoing projects and help them get what they need to get their work done. In short: To create and facilitate action.
Be aware: It takes practice to become good at holding and facilitating meetings. Use this agenda template a few times to get used to it. And then of course: Tweak it to your own needs, while keeping the idea of it.
The focus of the action meeting is to align the team members on the current focus and ongoing projects and help them get what they need to get their work done.
Typically, the duration is somewhere between 20-60 minutes and a helpful interval is every week or every two weeks.
The agenda for an action meeting consists of 5 points:
Let's dive into each point:
As always: Take this template, experiment with it and adapt it to your context and needs.
This practice is inspired by the meeting practices of Holacracy and Sociocracy 3.0
There is an interesting podcast episode on this topic on the podcast "Brave New Work" from The Ready: https://megaphone.link/TR7061110627
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