Skillset New Zealand Blog

Ideas to help your team develop personally and professionally.
Seem familiar?

Time is short and the group has to make a decision. Everyone likes the idea of open and honest exchanges of views, but now your meeting has lost direction.

The atmosphere becomes steadily more heated and adversarial as various personalities assert their viewpoints.

You try to intervene, but someone puts you down. You feel tense and increasingly anxious. You realise that nothing useful will come of your meeting.

There’s a solution.

Let’s say your last meeting was a fizzer.

Most people just sat back in their chairs, not engaged. There were no original ideas. They looked at their cellphones regularly.

Want them more engaged next time?