Part 4 of an 8 part series on Working From Home, Responsibly
Episode 18: Effective Zoom Meetings with Sherri Sutton
We have never met anyone more passionate about conducting effective (and fun) meetings than Sherri Sutton, Chief Unlearning Officer for Positive Impact Force. We knew this wasn’t just another conversation about being productive while working from home. Sherri has the magic formula and shares her 7 Steps to Having an Effective Online Meeting with a bonus Agenda Template and Meeting Results Log.
Sherri Sutton is the Chief Unlearning Officer for Positive Impact Force. In this position, she educates businesses, helps to improve teamwork and project management, and facilitates meetings using the Appreciative Inquiry framework. As part of her mission, Sherri focuses on training the whole-system and specializes in front-line employee training to help the most important members of any company stay connected to their work and to the vision and mission of the organization. Sherri holds many certificates to support her work including being a Certified Practitioner in Learning and Performance and several certificates in Appreciative Inquiry and Expressive Arts.
- Sherri’s thoughts on how remote working will impact the outcomes of any meeting.
- Step 1: Write an objective for the meeting and determine if you need to have a meeting.
- Step 2: Determine who needs to attend.
- Step 3: Create roles and responsibilities. Find out the benefits of a facilitator, timekeeper, recorder, reporter and technologist.
- Sherri’s tips for how to step into a role, like facilitator, if you have never done it before
- Step 4: Create an agenda
- Step 5: Create team agreements
- Step 6: Distribute minutes and the meeting recording
- Step 7: Solicit feedback
1. Download a free resource from Sherri Sutton: 7 Steps to Having an Effective Online Meeting with a bonus Agenda Template and Meeting Results Log.
2. Click the player above to listen to part 4: Episode 18: Effective Zoom Meetings with Sherri Sutton
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