There better be a point.
Getting all these people together, sharing space around a table, in a meeting room, on a conference call – spending their time – there better be a point.
Some kind of expectation got them there. Maybe it was the subject, maybe the invitation or the inviter, or perhaps it was just habit (we always have a meeting on Tuesday). But there better be a point.
If it’s an update, set the scene. If it’s to make a decision, call it out at the start. If it’s for a group hug, shout out the ra-ra.
Explain why all these people are in the room, and why some faces you’d expect to see alongside these faces or at meetings like this are missing.
It’s a test: if you can’t explain the what and the who – close the door on it.
Skippy strategy: There better be a point … make it clear.
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