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In this episode, we are going to talk about everyone’s favorite topic: Meetings.

Believe it or not, there’s a way to make meetings less painful, and to even make them events that people WANT to attend (or at least don’t actively hate)

If you run meetings, we’re going to give you tips to make them effective and a great use of everyone’s time. If you don’t run meetings but just attend them, you’ll get tips to make your participation more impactful. Maybe you just want to hear some tips for how AE does meetings – we’ll dive into that too.

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You can find links to everything that we share in the show notes by going to theproductivityshow.com/378.

Cheat Sheet:

  • Top 3 Productivity Resources [2:50]
  • What is Brooks’ first tip for designing a meeting that people will ACTUALLY want to attend? [7:25]
  • What are the three types of meetings at a high level? [8:56]
  • How do you make all three types of meetings actionable? [9:42]
  • Why is it important to consolidate your meetings as much as possible? [15:02]
  • How does Thanh think his idea of a Wednesday “Meeting Day” has gone since implementing it years ago? [18:28]
  • What is Brooks’ final tip for successful meetings? [27:35]
  • What is the “HI.P.P.O Effect?” [28:36]
  • What is Brooks’ biggest recommendation for handling the natural flow of a meeting? [30:49]
  • How does Thanh try to make meetings more useful for everyone? [33:06]
  • Action step to integrate today’s topic into your life [37:21]


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