Meeting Behaviors: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
By Andrew Buck
I realized yesterday that it had been a while since I’d communicated my thoughts on the topic of Project/Program Management — I’ll thank a colleague for reminding me of that recently — so in keeping with that theme, I’ll use today’s article to explore Communication as a short topic. In specific, no one goes for two decades in the profession without seeing the good, the bad, and the downright ugly of communication in a variety of environments, so I’ve focused today’s post on Meeting Behaviors.
We’ve all been through meetings where we’ve asked ourselves why we were wasting an hour of time that could have been devoted to other important work. Sometimes, the outward manifestation of that angst, anxiety and impatience results in what I’ll later refer to as “Bad Meeting Behaviors”. That aside, I’ve provided a checklist that practitioners can review with their teams to underscore and outline expectations during meetings. Read the Complete Article