Running Effective Meetings For Dummies

  • 11h 31m 56s
  • Joseph A. Allen, Karin M. Reed
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2022

Brainstorming meetings. Team meetings. Stakeholder meetings. Zoom meetings. Hybrid meetings. Most of us are part of more meetings than we can even count. And how many of these meetings are actually productive and valuable?

Running Effective Meetings For Dummies shows you how to plan, guide, and run a great meeting, whether you're doing it face-to-face, fully virtual, or a combination of both. Authors Dr. Joseph Allen, industrial and organizational psychologist, and Emmy-award winning communications expert Karin Reed team up to walk you through the steps you need to take to make your next meeting your best one yet.

You'll learn about: the different kinds of meetings and what each is supposed to accomplish; how to prep for a great meeting and set the expectations of all the participants; how to be an effective leader by guiding discussion during the actual meeting itself; and effective follow-up and evaluation to keep your momentum and continually improve your meetings.

Stop enduring meeting-fatigue and start making meetings the fun, productive, and engaging events they're supposed to be. Listen to Running Effective Meetings For Dummies today!

About the Author

Joseph A. Allen, PhD, is a professor of industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology at the University of Utah. His articles have appeared in Human Relations, Journal of Business Psychology, and more.

Karin M. Reed is CEO of Speaker Dynamics, a corporate communications training firm. She is an Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Making Meetings More Effective
  • Chapter 2 - Matching the Meeting Style with the Meeting Goal
  • Chapter 3 - Understanding the Full Meeting Continuum
  • Chapter 4 - Choosing How You Should Meet
  • Chapter 5 - Using Video in Virtual or Hybrid Meetings
  • Chapter 6 - Meeting with Global Participants
  • Chapter 7 - Determining if You Even Need a Meeting
  • Chapter 8 - Designing the Meeting to Match Your Goals
  • Chapter 9 - Setting Meeting Expectations
  • Chapter 10 - Starting a Meeting
  • Chapter 11 - Managing the Conversation Flow
  • Chapter 12 - Pulling Out Even Participation
  • Chapter 13 - Delivering Your Messages Effectively
  • Chapter 14 - Stifling Bad Meeting Behaviors
  • Chapter 15 - Following Up Effectively
  • Chapter 16 - Evaluating Your Meeting Effectiveness
  • Chapter 17 - Ten Things to Say to Move a Meeting Along
  • Chapter 18 - Ten Alternatives to Meeting in a Conference Room
  • Chapter 19 - Ten Ways to Bolster Participation