Life's Too Short for Bad Meetings: Make Meetings Worth Your Time (With Evan Unger)
Product AgilityFebruary 15, 2024x
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Life's Too Short for Bad Meetings: Make Meetings Worth Your Time (With Evan Unger)

Evan Unger is a visionary leader dedicated to revolutionising virtual collaboration in the digital workplace. As the Founder of Schwartz + Associates, Evan understands the complexities of making virtual meetings not only productive but transformative. His innovative approach, highlighted in the 4-day Collaborative Leadership: Virtual Facilitation Skills Program, focuses on group decision-making, prevention strategies, agenda design, and the art of high-stakes facilitation. Through Evan's guidance, organisations can thrive in the new-age digital workplace, fostering enhanced attitude, confidence, and skill transfer for increased performance and productivity🚀

Listeners interested in Evan's program can save up to $2,000 by contacting him directly.

Ever felt that meetings are the bane of your work life? Say goodbye to those draining hours, because Evan Unger joins us to turn the tide on ineffective meetings. With his extensive background in rejuvenating corporate collaboration, Evan shares transformative insights that promise to convert your meeting dread into anticipation for dynamic, outcome-oriented workshops.

This episode isn't just about complaining over lost time; it's a treasure trove of strategies to elevate meeting efficiency and productivity. We dissect the anatomy of a meeting from takeoff to landing and arm you with the tools to ensure each participant's voice is not only heard but valued. Evan's mastery in facilitating virtual meetings post-pandemic is an invaluable guide for those looking to cut through the digital disconnect and foster true collaboration.

Wrapping it all up, we tackle the elephant in the room—managing challenging personalities in high-stakes meetings. Discover how to navigate the complexities of group dynamics and maintain focus, driven by clear objectives and well-structured agendas. Your meetings can be powerful catalysts for change; join us and learn how to control the reins from an expert who has seen—and transformed—it all.

Key Highlights:

🔍 10:15 - Empowering Voices For Inclusive Decision-Making

🔍 15:14 - Meeting Madness: The Time Drain

🔍 21:51 - Mastering Facilitation: Purpose, Process, Roles 

🔍 28:57 - Effective Meeting Process: Clear, Decisive, Focused

🔍 31:18 - Managing Challenging People in Meetings

Host Bio

Ben is a seasoned expert in product agility coaching, unleashing the potential of people and products. With over a decade of experience, his focus now is product-led growth & agility in organisations of all sizes.

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Ben Maynard




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