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meetings bucket


We design meetings like an architect designs buildings. We have high expectations that our purpose-driven meetings will enhance team-building, accountability and our commitment to results. We value Holy Spirit-led meetings. We reject boring meetings.


WORKSHEET #20.1: "Weekly Update to My Supervisor." Download this two-page Word document and ask each of your direct reports to customize it for your weekly one-on-one staff meetings. (Read Chapter 20. If this form was good enough for a Harvard Business School case study, maybe it's good enough for you!)

RESOURCE #20.2: "Commentary on the Weekly Update to My Supervisor" form.  Download this 8-page PDF for ideas on using this powerful tool.

RESOURCE #20.3: "WOW Factor Meeting Evaluation" form.  Download this 1-page PDF and ask a colleague to evaluate your next meeting.

RESOURCE #20.4: "My Annual Professional Development Plan" form.  Download this 1-page PDF and use it as a template when coaching team members to take responsibility for their own professional development. Note the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels and the opportunity to create a perks point system. (When completed, show the "date approved" on your Weekly Update to My Supervisor form.)

THE SECRET TO A GOOD MEETING: Be sure to read "The Secret to a Good Meeting Is the Meeting Before the Meeting," in John Maxwell's book, Leadership Gold: Lessons I've Learned from a Lifetime of LeadershipRead my review here.

DELEGATE YOUR READING! Ask team members to select a book from this bucket and share a book review at your next staff meeting. See the Book Bucket for more ideas on why "Leaders Are Readers." For a complete list of books from this bucket, visit the Book Bucket and download List #1 (with books reviewed through Dec. 31 of last year).


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