Here are the annotated highlights of an October 2014 etouches webinar on meeting design with Dahlia El Gazzar (host), Maarten Vanneste, and me. It’s just under an hour of video: watch the whole show or use this guide to focus on the topics that you want to hear more about—the choice is yours.
01:30 Dahlia: Introduction.
03:05 Adrian introduction.
04:10 Maarten introduction.
05:00 Maarten: A big picture description of Meeting Design.
08:10 Adrian: Two fundamental reasons why meetings must change: the rise of online, and the change in how we learn what we need to know to do our jobs.
13:05 Maarten: Meeting stakeholders.
16:45 Adrian: One way to get meeting owner buy-in.
19:50 Maarten: The steps for designing a meeting.
30:25 Maarten: A meeting toolbox.
39:10 Adrian and Maarten: Resources for meeting design—books.
44:20 Adrian, Maarten, and Dahlia: Online resources for meeting design.
47:15: Maarten: Answers “Which step do you feel is most beneficial, leading to the largest ROI?”
49:15: Adrian: Answers “Tell me about an epic fail of a meeting design and how you solved it.”
52:05: Maarten: Teasing out objectives from stakeholders.
54:10: Maarten and Adrian: Answer “Where do you see meeting design going in the next few years?”