Meeting side conversations are distracting and disrespectful. You can skillfully put an end to them by taking these actions.
There are plenty of really hard organizational problems to solve. Meeting tardiness isn’t one of them. Put this one on your to-do list and get it done.
Some meetings can be fixed with a little tweaking. Others need to be shut down. It’s a reasonable option to add to your meeting hero toolbox.
Using digital devices during a meeting is bad behavior and affects meeting quality. Here’s a free excerpt from my book to help you solve the problem.
While you can’t identify all the likely issues, you can plan for most of them. You don’t have much excuse if these common problems trip you up.
Imagine sitting in a fancy restaurant with a friend, who constantly checks the entrance to see who’s coming into the restaurant. Can we agree that most reasonable people would consider that behavior to be rude and most well-mannered people wouldn’t do it?