Meetings range from the formal to the informal; the structured to the ad-hoc.
Here we will look into the different types of meeting you can hold and some of the techniques and exercises that can be used within them.
Formal vs informal meetings
These are where decisions are made and the crucial governing of the business happens.
Where formal meetings are often finalisations of tasks and decisions that have been arrived upon over the course of a project or work week, informal meetings are the day-to-day problem-solving, energetic and collaborative efforts that lead up to them.
Effective techniques and exercises
Informal meetings often require a more creative and personal approach. Here are some effective techniques and exercises that modern businesses use to achieve just this:
When tackling a problem, a team often finds that the solution involves tackling lots of smaller problems that stem from it. Mind mapping is a great way of visualising this ‘battlefield’ so that everyone can get a picture of the situation.
This is essentially ‘Word Association’ with a professional twist...
S.C.A.M.P.E.R stands for Substitute, Combine, Adapt, Modify/Maximise/ Minimise, Put to another use, Eliminate, Reverse.
Can this product be Adapted? Could this wing of the company be put to another use?
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