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10 Project Meetings to Guide Your Project Management Team

ProjectManager.com

Project meetings often feel as if they’re in the way of your work. If you’re not working from an agenda or you don’t manage those meetings, that can be true. But meetings are critical for project planning and team collaboration. What Are Project Meetings?

2023 386
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Project Kickoff Meeting: How to Write a Kickoff Meeting Agenda

ProjectManager.com

That’s why a kickoff meeting is so important. A kickoff meeting puts everyone on the same page. It’s all part of the meeting agenda and makes sure the project team starts off on the right foot. What Is a Project Kickoff Meeting? What Is the Purpose of a Kickoff Meeting?

2021 341
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How to Conduct a Killer Kickoff Meeting

Project Risk Coach

And one of the most critical events is your project kickoff meeting. Let's ensure that our meeting participants leave the kickoff meeting with a good understanding of the project and motivated for the hard work ahead. One thing that I've learned after twenty years of projects.

2021 329
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Agile Project Management: Principles, Meetings, Values & Tools

ProjectManager.com

By using incremental steps towards completing a project, agile teams can easily adjust their project plan or product development plan to better meet their customer requirements. Teams work on the tasks that they decided on in a sprint planning meeting. Daily Standup Meetings.

2022 275
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Collaborate Better with Your Customer-Facing Teams

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Leader Coach, Fearless Product LLC

Customer discovery is the lifeblood of product teams to identify the most important customer needs to solve next. Often it's the Product and UX members of the trio who take lead on facilitating this discovery. But what about other customer-facing teams in an organization? How do product teams best partner with these teams to understand customers’ unmet needs and decide which needs to address next?

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The Pros and Cons of Asynchronous Meetings

nTask

Asynchronous meetings have become increasingly popular in the business world as companies move away from traditional face-to-face interactions and embrace remote team structures.

2023 78
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7 Best practices for stand-up meetings

nTask

Standup meetings are the daily booster shots for any organization! However, many people fail to follow the best practices for stand up meetings. So, how to keep these meetings focused? Well, in this blog we have shared the best practices for stand up meetings.

2021 124
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Tips for Before, During & After Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Managing successful meetings is not a new subject, but neither is it a waste of time to refresh ourselves about how best to manage meetings. Ready to find out how to chair a meeting successfully? Before the meeting. Who must and should be in the meeting?

2022 322
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7 Awesome Meeting Habits That Will Make You Money

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Let’s face it, most of us deal with unproductive meetings every day. I could go on, but I can feel your meeting pain shooting through your eyeballs as you read this. I think we can agree that you can’t afford unproductive meetings. Read next: 10 tips for great meeting minutes.

2022 253
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How to Run a Meeting That Gets Amazing Results

Project Bliss

You may think you know how to run a meeting. This checklist of activities to do before, during, and after your meeting tell you exactly how to run an effective meeting that participants will actually enjoy. How to Run a Meeting: Before-During-and After. After Your Meeting.

2021 249
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The Innovative PM: Cultivating Creativity in the Evolving Hybrid Workspace

Speaker: Rachel Rai Henry, Founder of the Creative Flow School

In this one-of-a-kind webinar, speaker, creativity expert, and educator Rachel Rai Henry will walk you through the evolution of hybrid work management through the lens of creative flow.

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Meeting Management Techniques for Project Managers

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I’ve been booking meetings for the next couple of months because I know my team get very busy, and if we don’t schedule the time we won’t meet to talk about the big stuff. Knowing how to manage a meeting is one of the core skills for project managers.

2021 342
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Your Strategy Planning Meeting Agenda (with Template)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Have you been asked to pull together a strategy planning meeting agenda? In this article, I’ll explain what a strategic planning meeting can cover and share a sample agenda you can customize for your strategy sessions. What should a strategic planning meeting include?

Strategy 286
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25 Fun Icebreaker Games for Meetings

ProjectManager.com

Meetings. If you think this way about meetings, chances are others do, such as the team members you’ve called together to discuss a vital aspect of the project you’re all working on. So, what are some icebreakers for meetings? 25 Best Icebreaker Games to Make your Meetings Fun.

2021 377
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7 Meeting Management Tips to Improve Employee Participation

nTask

Are you looking for a way to make meetings more productive and engaging? Do you want to ensure your team is participating during meetings? Keep reading to […] Collaboration Agile meeting management Project Management Techniques

2023 78
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Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Whether you manage a feature, a product, or a whole suite of products, you likely have some goals that you're trying to meet. But do you have a strategy? Strategy and goals are different. It's your strategy that allows you to make decisions that help you meet your goals in the first place. For example, if you want grow your revenue, your strategy may be to enter a new market - and you may decide to make your product stand out in that market by adding analytics. If you want to have an articulated strategy that you can use to make decisions, stay on-track, and meet your product goals, this is the webinar for you! Join Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook, as he explains how you can get your team aligned to a practical product strategy.

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Steering Committee: Definition, Roles & Meeting Tips

ProjectManager.com

You’ll also learn about the roles on a steering committee, how to run a steering committee meeting and how project management software can help. Steering committees will meet from time to time and discuss those topics to see where they are and where they want to be in the future.

2022 276
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Your Guide to Meeting Agendas with Top Meeting Agenda Templates

nTask

Meetings are an essential part of any work culture and organization. To that effect, an important part of meetings is the meeting agenda which is often overlooked. What is a Meeting Agenda? Common Meeting Agenda Items. Clear Objectives in nTask Meetings.

2021 78
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5 Types of Project Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

In Collaboration Explained: Facilitation Skills for Software Project Leaders there’s a whole section on different types of meetings, what they are for and how they work. I read it and thought, ‘Everyone knows how to run a meeting, surely?’ Templates for meetings.

2020 275
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5 Steps to Making Your Project Meetings Effective

LiquidPlanner

Meetings must be deliberate and intentional—your organizational rhythm should value purpose over habit and effectiveness over efficiency.”- Meetings. In the past eight months of my life directing a large infrastructure program, I spend on average 70% of my time in meetings. Your situation may or may not be similar, however, I know you sit in meetings from time-to-time wishing you were somewhere else doing something else. Finally, what about ad hoc meetings?

2018 350
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Living With Technical Debt: Balancing Quality and Perfection

Speaker: Cliff Gilley, The Clever PM

As a Product Manager, you probably have to deal with technical debt. Regularly. Whether you like it or not - because it can’t be avoided. Unexpected details pop up, as small as UX that needs clean-up, and as big as a previously unforeseen flaw in the infrastructure of a project. We have to accept that nobody gets away without some technical debt. And of course, the longer you take to deal with your technical debt, the more difficult it becomes to address fully. Feeling frustrated? Fortunately, we can take a step back, gain clarity, and see how the decisions we make impact our technical debt. Then, we can make decisions about how we want to balance technical debt with other priorities. Are we willing to live with some level of technical debt in order to ship product and meet deadlines? Can we mitigate technical debt to get to an MVP faster?

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25 Fun Icebreaker Games for Meetings

ProjectManager.com

Meetings. If you think this way about meetings, chances are others do, such as the team members you’ve called together to discuss a vital aspect of the project you’re all working on. So, what are some icebreakers for meetings? 25 Best Icebreaker Games to Make your Meetings Fun.

2021 278
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How To Manage Your First Meeting With A Project Sponsor

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Meeting a project sponsor for the first time is an opportunity to impress. But what do you actually talk about when you meet a project sponsor for the first time? For her a detailed meeting agenda is frustrating as she will concentrate on how members feel.

2022 278
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10 of the Best Meeting Notes Apps to Use In 2021

nTask

Meetings are a common practice in just about every organization and company. However, for many organizations, these meetings are done and then forgotten about. This is why the minutes of the meeting is so important. This is where meeting minutes apps come into play.

2021 159
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4 Easy Tips For Effective Virtual Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

I’m delighted to have worked with Diana Ecker from Redbooth to bring you this sponsored article on how to make virtual meetings easier. #ad. Even though we may take them for granted, virtual meetings are a dazzling concept. 5 More Tips for Improving Virtual Meetings.

2020 239
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Mixing Qualitative & Quantitative Data with Storyboarding

Speaker: Tristan Kromer, Lean Agile Coach, Kromatic

Qualitative vs. Quantitative is a silly argument. Qualitative data from UXers should not compete against the quantitative data product owners need for their business model. Both are necessary to have a complete understanding of where the desirability of the product meets the viability of the business.

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No Meeting Day? Here’s How You Can Optimize Team Performance

nTask

The essential Monday morning meetings compared to no meeting day may be exhorting and motivating, but they are infamous for quickly veering from the plan, leaving your team with unresolved questions and confusion.

2023 78
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7 Tips for a Smooth Virtual Meeting

ProjectManager.com

Virtual meetings are commonplace in our digitally connected world. Whether they are used to connect teams from different countries, or to bring employees who work from home together for a conference call, virtual meetings can be crucial to a company’s success.

2020 315
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The Benefits of Agile Approach to Meetings

Rebel’s Guide to PM

Nobody wants to sit through a meeting and feel it was pointless, so why is up to half of the time attendees spend in meetings wasted? Putting some thought into the objectives and format of your meeting in advance will allow you to get the most out of your attendees’ time. The Swedish police investigation support project, PUST (Polisens Utredningsstöd) ran along Agile lines and involved daily stand up meetings. Three meetings instead of just one?

2017 256
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How to Run a Planning Meeting (Checklist Included)

ProjectManager.com

Meetings—there can be too many. Meetings are sometimes held to discuss when to meet: it can feel absurd. However, meetings are not some useless artifact from business past. That’s why a planning meeting in project management is key to kicking off a successful project.

2020 374
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Scale Your Resource Management Practice With Collaborative Work Management

Resource management means taking the finite resources at your organization and allocating them effectively to meet project goals. In this eBook, we’ll go through everything you need to optimize your resource management and achieve project success.

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How to Master Meeting Minutes

Project Risk Coach

Do you and your team members lose track of the things you discussed in your project meetings? Let's talk about how to master meeting minutes. When I published my blog post entitled Four Meeting Problems , I received several questions about recording minutes. For both newbies as well as experienced project managers, it is good to get back to the basics. […] The post How to Master Meeting Minutes appeared first on Project Risk Coach.

2019 188
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What are the Project Meeting Roles?

Project Risk Coach

Project meetings can be maddening. Let's improve your meetings through project meeting roles. Team members leave meetings with no decisions, lacking direction, and not knowing what to expect next. Meetings can be an absolute waste of time and money.

2019 195
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8 Most Influential Tips on How to Take Meeting Notes

nTask

Do you find it hard to compile and organize all the proceedings of a meeting? So, how to take meeting notes? Taking meeting notes is not really rocket science. This article is your how-to guide on how to take meeting notes efficiently. What, exactly, are meeting notes?

2021 107
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How to Facilitate Productive Project Meetings – with Rich Maltzman

Online PM Courses

Rich Maltzman is co-author of How to Facilitate Productive Project Planning Meetings. So, we discuss creating productive project meetings. The post How to Facilitate Productive Project Meetings – with Rich Maltzman appeared first on OnlinePMCourses.

2022 101
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Unlocking Agile's Missed Potential!

Speaker: Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this webinar you will learn how product management and engineering can collaborate with a NEW end-to-end Agile product development cycle model.

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5 Tips On Designing And Scheduling A Meeting Agenda With Project Management Software

nTask

When it comes to planning and scheduling meetings, most people rely on their intuition. In fact, using intuition alone can lead to disastrous consequences when it comes to meeting planning. Agile Project Management Agile meeting agenda Project Management Project Management Apps

2022 78
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Using OneNote For Project Management: Easy Templates & Meeting Minutes

The Digital Project Manager

The post Using OneNote For Project Management: Easy Templates & Meeting Minutes appeared first on The Digital Project Manager. Microsoft OneNote is the underrecognized superhero of a project manager’s world.

2022 216
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3 Steps to Better Project Meetings

Brad Egeland

Meetings. Do you consider meetings fun? Do you look forward to your next meeting or do you sigh as you leave your office and head for the conference room? I think most people try to avoid meetings like the plague. Don’t hold meetings just to hold meetings.

2022 162
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How to Fix Meetings (Book Review)

Rebel’s Guide to PM

How to Fix Meetings: Meet Less, Focus on Outcomes and Get Stuff Done is by Productivity Ninja author Graham Allcott, and Hayley Watts. Instead of feeling like I sometimes do, that you spent so much ‘wasted’ time in meetings and would have been better off getting on with something else.

2021 239
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The Hybrid Work Model Made Easy - How to Achieve Project Management Success in a Flexible Work Environment

Speaker: Melissa Wilks-Cunningham, VP, Marketing + Brand at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach | Clark Fuller, Engagement Manager at Wrike, a Citrix Company | Renee Thomas, Head of Customer Success - North America, East at Wrike, a Citrix Company

In this fire-side chat, Melissa Wilks-Cunningham, Clark Fuller, and Renee Thomas will detail the most effective way to manage a successful hybrid team.