Bad Meeting Blues: The Signs You’re Leading a Bad Meeting

While meetings may not be particularly fun, they are a necessary part of life in any organization. People don’t like meetings largely because most of them are run so badly.

The following are some telltale signs of a bad meeting:

A clear, written agenda is vital to any meeting.
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When meetings are run badly, the leader comes off looking poorly prepared and disrespectful. Participants will assume the leader is disorganized, or at a minimum careless with the time, energy and commitments of others. Whether or not these perceptions are valid, none of them lends itself well to a healthy, effective organization.

Want a solution? Run your meetings Renegade style.

Unless there is clear direction, meetings can be dominated by the extroverted personalities in the room, while the valuable input of the introverts gets overlooked.
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– Nelson Searcy and Richard Jarman

The above excerpt is from pgs. 115-116 of The Renegade Pastor’s Guide to Time Management. 

Time is your most important God-given resource no matter how hard you work, you can’t make a day last longer than twenty-four hours. By mastering a set of proven time-management principles, you can regain control of your life. It is possible to manage your time so that you can stay on top of the never-ending demands of being a pastor, nurture your congregation, spend quality time with your family, and take care of your physical and emotional needs. Become the pastor God has called you to be.

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