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Specific and Challenging Questions

Specific and Challenging Questions

Agenda questions can be molded to be like goals for the employees, to get them on their feet, energizing them and focusing their attention.

Group goals promote group performance, and specific goals are much better than vague goals. The meeting questions, formed as goals, need to be challenging but not outlandish.


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Prioritizing Questions

Prioritizing Questions

The questions on top of the list receive a disproportionate amount of attention and time. The key questions, which are a high priority need to be at the top.

One can also make the attendees who own the question speak it out in the meeting themselves, demonstrating ownership and inclusion.


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Execution of The Agenda

Once the set of questions are finalized, the meeting leader can distribute the agenda in advance, a few days in advance.Β There are many approaches to execute the question-based meeting, some of them are:

  • Brainstorming.
  • Voting Apps.
  • Pair...


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A Question-Based Approach

By having a question-based approach as opposed to topics, participants begin to think and act differently, marching towards the true intent of the being together, with intention.


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    The Meeting Agenda

    The Meeting Agenda

    Normally managers put an emphasis on having a written meeting agenda prior to a meeting.

    Research shows that having an agenda is of no relevance, and what's important is how the leader facilitates the discussion of the agenda. I__nstead of reading like a to-do list, a meeting agenda ca...


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    Identify The Right Questions

    Instead of having too many questions, the meeting leader can first float a few questions and ask for the attendees' input. This ensures collaboration and makes attendees feel listened to, making them more engaged in the meeting.

    After their input, each question is then scrutinized and ones...


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    Be Specific In Your Goals

    Be Specific In Your Goals

    Specific goals are easier to visualize and lend themselves to a clearer path to success than their vague counterparts. To set yourself up for success, narrow your skill down as much as possible.

    Ask yourself what specific problem you want to solve with this skill, what aspects...

    Ambition Has A High Return

    Setting difficult, ambitious goals and committing to them has a much bigger impact than people realise.

    Edwin Lock, who pioneered the experimental study of goal-setting, found two things:

    • Harder goals produce better results, provided you stay comm...

    What makes goals achievable

    What makes goals achievable

    Goals need to be specific, challenging yet attainable, have deadlines, and have a more learning orientation than being performance-oriented.

    When goals are used to evaluate performance with regular feedback on the progress, they have a bigger chance of reaching desired results.



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