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Everyone should know why they've gathered

Everyone should know why they've gathered

Set the agenda for the meeting. It can be summarized on a handout, written on a whiteboard, or discussed explicitly at the outset.

While it may seem obvious to set an agenda, many meetings start with no clear idea of the purpose.

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