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    Top 13 Tips For Effective Meetings

    Spend too much time in poorly facilitated / pointless / annoying as anything meetings? Follow these tips and at least you won't be that guy running the horrible meeting.

    1. Plan, plan, plan

    2. Think about who's in the room

    3. Develop a good agenda

    4. Know what type of meeting it is

    5. Establish clear roles

    6. Ace the meeting before the meeting...the pre-game

    7. Be smart about visual aids

    8. Consider logistics...they matter

    9. Preempt trouble

    10. Facilitate from anywhere and any role

    11. Listening is an important role

    12. Name what's happening

    13. Follow up in the postgame