Let's Stop Meeting Like This: Tools to Save Time and Get by Dick Axelrod, Emily Axelrod

By Dick Axelrod, Emily Axelrod

Ugh—meetings. They're the place productiveness is going to die, correct? There needs to be a greater manner. in accordance with top specialists Dick and Emily Axelrod, there's. utilizing an identical rules that make games so enticing and that remodeled the numbing meeting line into the dynamic store flooring, the Axelrods define a versatile and adaptable approach used to run actually effective conferences in all types of organizations—meetings the place humans create concrete plans, accomplish projects, construct connections, and circulate initiatives ahead. They exhibit find out how to layout each point of a meeting—from how you greet humans first and foremost to the way you sum up on the end—so that actual paintings truly will get performed. those that have followed the program won't ever return. Neither will you.

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When I’m working with an HR partner to design a work session, we talk explicitly about each element of the Meeting Canoe as we go through the design process. If I’m working with line clients, it’s fifty-fifty as to whether we talk explicitly about the canoe. If they like metaphors, are creative, and are visually oriented, it’s easy to talk them through the canoe and even draw it for them. ” 40 the meeting canoe If they’re a little less oriented toward metaphors and graphics, then the Meeting Canoe becomes a conversation checklist that identifies the things we want to consider to make sure everybody’s comfortable and engaged in the work.

4 How elements of video games can transfer to meetings Elements of How game builders video games achieve each element How meeting designers could build each element Autonomy Build in autonomy by ensuring that how well players do is based on the choices they make. Build in autonomy by ensuring that participants can influence the meeting’s direction. Meaning Create the feeling that the game is worth playing by capturing players’ interest at the beginning of the game. Create the feeling that the meeting is worth its time by engaging participants fully at the beginning of the meeting.

Meeting planners design agendas. When you work with the Meeting Canoe, you design a complete experience.  Innovation and creativity are hallmarks of our organization. We try to be creative, we try to be innovative, we tell stories; we use the Meeting Canoe because it fits our culture. The Meeting Canoe image, its simplicity and smooth flow, make sense to us. People get it. They can apply it immediately.  The Meeting Canoe has changed the way we design virtual meetings so they’re more like face-to-face meetings.

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