Thursday, January 27, 2011

4 Tips to Holding Better Meetings, Musician Style

By Mark T. Burke

I recently viewed this great TED video entitled "Why Work Doesn't Happen at Work, by Jason Fried. Jason hits us hard with a clear message that we waste a lot of time holding meetings and ... I agree!

What can we do to harness the power of meetings?  They can be great devices if used well. I believe musicians have much to teach business professionals.  Here are my top 4 tips, taken from my life as a musician and business professional on how to hold really awesome meetings.

Send this to your non-musician business partners, CEO or anyone who often calls meetings and needs a little help :-).

Thanks for reading and watching.

Post your meeting strategies here. How do you ensure the meetings you call are productive?

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