A meeting is an excellent activity to discuss what is happening, what needs to be done and obstacles. This way, both the company's existing situation and external relations become better. But with basic mistakes in business meetings, it can become difficult to focus and the meeting can become tedious. By knowing these basic mistakes made at business meetings, it is possible to make it most efficient. Here are 6 basic mistakes made at business meetings...
Knowing who will attend the meeting, gives important information on how the meeting will go. Of course, we are not talking about the participants' profiles here. What we are talking about is the reasons on why people are present or absent from meetings. In other words, if the whole company needs to be informed and if the whole team is not present, this could be quite bad in terms of business and general situation. However, on the contrary, when there is a very specific job, and when the whole company is invited to a meeting in which a total of 3 people should attend, bad results may also occur.
"Monotonous speech", which has an important place among the mistakes made is quite common in meetings. The tone of voice and speaking in one direction causes the attention of the participants to disintegrate. That's why; each individual participating in the meeting should be encouraged to speak loudly and dynamically in order to have an effective meeting.
Uncertain meeting theme
The meeting requires planning and informing. Therefore, if any individual participating in the meeting cannot figure out why they are still being gathered in the midst of the meetings, that meeting is a failed meeting. That is why people must be informed about the meeting in advance.
Another enemy of a good meeting is that the people participating in the meeting are unprepared. Everyone who participates in the meeting should prepare in advance for potential questions that may be asked and should attend the meeting remembering what was said, what was done and what was not done at the previous meeting.
Obstacle due to a status
Sharing information, talking about problems, or motivation are among purposes of the meetings. But, there is one important thing that can overshadow all these positive reasons: internal status steps... Therefore, if one of the participants in the meeting wants to touch on a serious problem and cannot get attention due to an obstacle regarding status, the meeting will not be able to fulfill its original purpose.
Talking among yourselves and not listening to the person speaking
People can start to talk among themselves while someone is presenting an idea at creative meetings or problem-solving meeting. Because of this, those who need to be heard are not listened to. This resulting lack of communication can cause disruption in the main purpose of the meeting.
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