Getting feedback on your regular meeting

If you can avoid your regular meeting, cancel it. This is particularly true if your regular meeting has just become a status update meeting.

How to tell if you need feedback: If >10% of the attendees are typing away on their laptops instead of paying attention, you likely have an ineffective meeting on your hands.

How to ask for feedback: “What will it take for this meeting to get 100% engagement from everyone present?”

Typical causes of meeting failure: Lack of alignment around purpose and lack of preparation and follow up.

While it is easy to diss regular meetings, it is also important to remember that a thoughtful and well run regular meeting can be a powerful driver of context, learning, and belonging within a team.