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Holding Good Leadership Meetings

  1. Have a good facilitator
  2. Set a time frame
  3. Clarify the purpose of the meeting
  4. Set the ground rules for the conversation
  5. Determine the type of conversation (example venting is not coming to a decision)
    1. Debate
    2. Brainstorming
    3. Informational
    4. Venting
    5. Decision making
  6. Agree on the next steps

Reference: Becker, E. F. and Wortmann, J. (2009). MASTERING COMMUNICATION AT WORK: How to Lead, Manage and Influence. New York: McGraw Hill Publishing, Inc.



Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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