TregoED Blog — Meetings

Why “Why” is so Important

“Why? Because I said so!” Whether or not you have used this reasoning before, you cannot get through life without hearing it. It is often the answer of a frustrated parent, who is just too tired or too time-crunched to explain, or sometimes, they just may not have a good why! Leaders sometimes communicate this Read the full article…

Oiling that Squeaky Wheel: A Better Way to Run that Meeting

I recently attended a somewhat long and somewhat productive meeting debriefing all of the complex issues in holding a professional development event for 250 people.  On the long ride home, my colleagues  and I discussed and debriefed the actual meeting.  We agreed that it was essential to have all of the stakeholders (chair-people from facilities, Read the full article…

3 Easy Steps to Improve Your Meetings

Recently, I saw a poster with this observation: “Meetings: ‘None of us is as dumb as all of us…”.  While it is meant to be humorous, the underlying sentiment about meetings is very serious.  Meetings have a very bad reputation! “31 Lost Hours per Month.” One of the biggest complaints in most organizations is meetings–they Read the full article…