All teams should agree on how they will manage time during a meeting. Unless noted otherwise, the leader keeps time and the rest of the team is subject to the skill of the leader to keep the meeting on track between topics and to end the meeting on time.
That is quite the task. The leader is already busy managing the content of the meeting! Why not ask for a little help from another team member to manage time during a meeting? Here's how to assign the role and what it entails.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold explains the stage of brainstorming when true innovation and creativity take place.
Your team has just brainstormed a creative, long list of ideas, solutions, problems, causes, or other items. Now what? Rather than simply roll up the flipcharts, toss them in a corner and forget them, you can take the next step and narrow down the list with these voting variations.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold defines what a "team memory" is and why it's so important to record them.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares details about the role of the meeting facilitator.
There’s a reason why brainstorming has gotten such a bad reputation – and it all boils down to the fact that most people don’t know how to brainstorm effectively. Here's how to do it.
Most brainstorming lists end up in a long-forgotten pile — usually because the list was too long or intimidating to deal with. By organizing your brainstormed ideas, you can quickly sort your long list into a few manageable categories.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold explains "non-promotable" work and why we need to be intentional about assigning it as team leaders.
Bring your team together to get clarity and alignment on what you need to do in the next year or so with this strategy to develop a quick strategic plan.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold has created a process with steps to create listening posts for voice of the customer.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares a few ways to use coffee cups to encourage networking and teambuilding.
Neil Hoyne, in his new book, "Converted: The Data-Driven Way to Win Customers' Hearts" provides the insight that only the chief data-guy at Google can share. High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares the details.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares a number of ways leaders and their teams can improve their team communication by focusing on their body language.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares factors leading to The Great Resignation and how team leaders can improve employee engagement.
Take advantage of this natural “check-in” with one or two people to “check-in” with the team. It allows team members to share what’s on their minds so they can focus on the team’s work.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares strategies on how to build trust with your team and among team members.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares how teams can create a written team charter to set out and accomplish team goals.
High-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold shares how teams can unleash their creative sides using innovative ground rules.
Keep your meetings focused using these strategies from high-stakes meeting facilitator Kristin Arnold.
Here is how you can spot team groupthink and why it can be a problem for your team.
While the tendency is to make a meeting all about the team's business, I strongly suggest a fun icebreaker to kick off the meeting. One of my favorite virtual icebreakers is the "Show & Tell" Activity.