What does your online meeting agenda look like to a guest of your club?
What? You don’t have one?
Can you imagine trying to cut down a tree with a power saw – without starting it up? Absolutely ludicrous idea, isn’t it? The power tool is designed to be used to solve a problem quickly and more easily than it would by hand.
Have you ever thought about your agenda as a power tool? That maybe it can do a lot more for you than you expect?
Some people think of an agenda just as a check list, nothing more.
What value does an agenda bring to a club? How does it improve the club member and the club guest experience?
Does it need to change for online meetings?
Today on the podcast, let’s chat about your agendas – in person and online meeting agendas. What yours looks like, what you may need to change up, and how to use it out to recruit your club guests to become members.
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On-site meetings vs. online meeting agendas
A few years back, I tried an experiment with my lunchtime Toastmasters club. Instead of printing an agenda, we opted to use the Free Toast Host agenda online, but we copied the information onto a whiteboard in our meeting room.
Saving money, saving paper, saving time – we thought.
What we found was that we were missing a critical part of our marketing to guests when they walked through our doors.
The meeting agenda provides more than just “who’s the Toastmaster and who’s the Table Topics Leader” information to the people in attendance. Continue reading “Your Online Meeting Agenda: The Power Tool You Need”