Do you ever feel like meetings are not important? This dread of meetings may be because of the lack of structure that provides value to these sessions. The good news is that you don’t have to dread it any longer, as there is a way to make sure that you can get the most out of it – tap into the geniuses of people, break down ideas, and solve problems; all of which will propel your business forward.
In this episode, I welcome Eric Anderton to the show. Eric and I talk about valuable information about meetings. Eric shares what a well-structured meeting looks like that will get you to solve the problems that you face in your business. He also talks about identifying your rally cry, areas of fierce focus, and the critical number you tie to each area of fierce focus.
This episode helps make the most out of your meetings. Tune in today!
What’s Discussed in This Episode:
0:00 The Elevation Program
4:08 Eric shares his story
4:56 Reasons why most companies despise meetings
6:45 A well-structured meeting is valuable
8:03 The first thing to do to have an effective meeting
9:32 Three main principles in Eric’s meeting framework
10:27 Importance of having regular meetings
11:11 Different types of meetings
15:19 Conducting an effective problem-solving meeting
17:03 Involve people and tap into their genius
19:35 Helping people break down their ideas
22:24 Frequency of problem-solving meetings
23:11 How to apply outcomes in meetings
24:40 Identify your rally cry
25:43 Areas of fierce focus
26:32 Tie a critical number to each area of fierce focus
27:20 The kinds of meetings and who you want to meet with
33:58 Why an outside facilitator helps with meetings
34:50 The need for follow-up
36:32 Make meetings part of the culture
About the Guest:
Eric Anderton has more than two decades of career and entrepreneurial business experience, alongside 25 years of public speaking, small group facilitation, and one-on-one mentoring.
He is a trusted leadership advisor, executive mentor, and expert meeting facilitator for construction companies that range in revenue from $10 million – $1 billion.
Since 2004 he has helped his clients increase profitability by clarifying their business purpose, building strategic plans, developing their best people, systematically innovating through obstacles, and executing their most important priorities.
- Tradie Web Guys ‘automation’ – (https://www.tradiewebguys.com.au/automation/)
- Tradie Web Guys Elevation Program – (https://www.tradiewebguys.com.au/elevation/)
- Tradie Web Guys’ Apply (qualification) page (https://www.tradiewebguys.com.au/apply/)
- Follow Eric Anderton on Linkedin (https://www.linkedin.com/in/andertoneric/)
- Visit Eric Anderton’s website (https://www.constructiongenius.com/)
- Check out Eric Anderton’s podcast (https://www.constructiongenius.com/podcast)
- Email Eric Anderton ([email protected])
- Listen to related podcasts:
- TSS 176: (https://www.thesiteshed.com/meetings)
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