What’s the best way to run your meeting?

Seth Godin (Founder at Yoyodyne Entertainment)
Seth’s Blog: How to run a problem-solving meeting

Ignore these rules at your peril: Only the minimum number of people should participate. Don’t invite anyone for political reasons. Don’t invite anyone to socialize them on the solution because they were part of inventing it–people don’t need to be in the kitchen to enjoy the meal at the restaurant. No one participating by conference call… it changes the tone of the proceedings. A very structured agenda to prevent conversation creep. You a… (read more)