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3 Ways to Create a Productive Meeting

3 Ways to Create a Productive Meeting

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Based on Business Insider, USA had lost more than 37 billions USD every year because of ineffective meeting they held. Steve Jobs, the former CEO of Apple has some effective ways to solve this problem. Check this out!

1. Minimize the Amount of Attendees
Kevin Seagall, a collaborator who ever worked with Steve Jobs, told that one day Steve Jobs asked politely to someone to leave the room. Steve Jobs did that because he thought that filling a meeting room with too much people is not effective. Same with when he refused the invitation from the US President, Barrack Obama, to attend a meeting in Tech Mogul.

2. Make Sure Each Person Has Responsibility
Steve Jobs has an accountability mindset, which means all the people in the project have to know their own responsibilities. Even on every meeting note, there was a DRI column (Directly Responsible Individual) or people who are in charge of certain things.

3. Do Not Depend on Slideshow
Steve Jobs does not really like a formal meeting, he prefers to do a face-to-face meeting. By his opinion, without a slideshow, a meeting will be more alive and it will make people think more critically. Steve Jobs thinks that people who know what they want to tell will not need a PowerPoint.