How to Lead an Effective Meeting (And Get the Results You Want) is for people who want to lead effective meetings, in any context. It is a blueprint for how to make your meetings work, defined as meetings that achieve the results you want to achieve - in the meeting and afterward. It's a how-to guide for making better use of the time you spend planning, organizing, and conducting meetings.
It's about getting results through meetings.
The Five Phases of a Meeting
The five principal sections outlined in How to Lead an Effective Meeting (And Get the Results You Want) correspond to the five distinct phases of a meeting: Preparation, invitation, agenda, delivery, and follow up. For your meeting to be successful, you must execute each phase successfully. How to Lead an Effective Meeting (And Get the Results You Want) provides expert guidance and practical advice for every step of the process.
Who is Dick Massimilian?
A trusted advisor to senior executives for more than 25 years, Dick Massimilian is an expert in organizational architecture and leadership development. He consults top management on sensitive issues related to team and organizational effectiveness. He is also an executive coach to leaders of Fortune 100 corporations and professional services firms in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Dick has directed large-scale change initiatives in the telecommunications, banking, and retail industries. His prior consulting experience includes integrating European acquisitions for a multibillion-dollar US-based manufacturer, coaching the head of the largest division of a telecommunications manufacturer through a two-year culture change initiative, and directing project teams in Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Belgium. His clients have included Hewlett Packard, Xerox, Oasis Petroleum, Johnson and Johnson, Bristol Myers Squibb, JP Morgan Chase, and Merrill Lynch.