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50 Activities to Kickstart Your Meetings

Thiagarajan, Sivasailam


1. Auflage Oktober 2020
240 Seiten, Hardcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-69089-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Discover how to unleash the full potential of your meetings

Inefficient meetings plague even the most well-run organizations. In 50 Activities to Kickstart Your Meetings, productivity and games expert Sivasailam Thiagarajan explains how to use fifty tried-and-true methods to get the most out of every meeting.

This book teaches the strategy of employing games, activities, and simulations to facilitate extraordinary meeting productivity and creativity. It teaches meeting planners and organizers how to use games and simulations to enhance all types of meetings:
* Understand organizational opportunities and problems
* Generate alternative ideas
* Transform ideas into decisions
* Translate decisions into actions

Written for managers and executives at all levels of governmental, non-profit, and for-profit organizations, 50 Activities to Kickstart Your Meetings transforms traditional meetings into engines of creativity and growth. Thiagarajan uses the extensive experience he has gained in consulting for companies like Google and JP Morgan to teach managers of all stripes how to supercharge their next meeting.

1. Memorable Meetings

2. Wishes

3. Reduction

4. Whispers

5. Boring and Useless

6. Optimism

7. The Worst Fear

8. Cancel This Meeting

9. Dysfunctional Meetings

10. Worries

11. Ground Rules

12. Walk the Talk

13. Guaranteed Results

14. Explain and Apply

15. Arrangement

16. Application Examples

17. Popular and Unique

18. Bias Buster

19. Rotating Perspectives

20. Number Series

21. $20 Auction

22. A Sentence About Me

23. Remember the Rules

24. Combined Tasks

25. Seven Sentences

26. Trick Questions

27. Subjective or Objective

28. Unlearn

29. Disrupt

30. Disruptive Behaviors

31. Roles

32. Effective Meeting Participant

33. Paper Balls

34. Nametags

35. Finding Partners

36. First Touch

37. Back to Back

38. Co-Creation

39. Discuss

40. Secret Mentors

Each group member is assigned a secret apprentice during a sample meeting. The member plays the

41. Creative Collaboration

42. Working

43. Inclusion

44. Who Wrote That?

45. Meeting Types

46. Agenda Items

47. Sarcastic Definitions

48. A Historic Meeting

49. Behind the Back

50. The End


About the Author

DR. SIVASAILAM "THIAGI" THIAGARAJAN is the Resident Mad Scientist at The Thiagi Group, where he specializes in effective and enjoyable performance improvement. Thiagi's clients have included leading organizations like AT&T, Chevron, and Intel. He is internationally recognized as an expert in multinational collaboration and active learning in organizations.