Quick Tips on How to Add Value to Meetings You Attend representing Your Startup
Add Value to Meetings You Attend representing Your Startup :
Be prepared for the Discussion - Read the Agenda and be sorted on your position on each item;
Arrive on Time to ensure fully informed contributions;
Try to network or initiate business talks by arriving early ;
Choose a smart seat, unless allotted / reserved earlier;
Listen to Others . don't intrude in with your ideas unless the current speaker has stopped;
Add to the present discussion and try to Build on others' comments;
Do not deviate from the Agenda, if others stray , try to pull back the group ;
Share your ideas rather than just sitting on it ;
Focus on fixing the future rather than discussing about past failures;
See the results, not that people are criticized;
Assist the one who leads the meeting as its a daunting task for them already;
Perform post-meeting followups / feedback .
Ensure the task taken is completed before the next meeting by delivering on your promises.