6 Tips for Managing A Board Meeting

Managing a Board Meeting

originally posted on www.boardable.com on July 17, 2018

A good board meeting starts with a good agenda. Even the most skilled facilitator can’t make a silk purse of out of the sow’s ear of an agenda filled with reports.

But a good agenda means facilitating discussions between people with different agendas and viewpoints which can prove challenging as well. These six tips for managing a board meeting will help assure that you facilitate a quality discussion, moving the organization forward while engaging (and retaining!) board members.

1. Talk less and listen more when facilitating a meeting.

2. Get to know the members of your board.

3. Ask more questions.

4. Paraphrase others’ comments.

5. Keep the discussion productive.

6. Watch the time.

Read the full post over at Boardable.



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