Meeting Design: For Managers, Makers, and Everyone
Meetings don’t have to be painfully inefficient snoozefests—if you design them. Meeting Design will teach you the design principles and innovative approaches you’ll need to transform meetings from boring to creative, from wasteful to productive. Meetings can and should be indispensable to your organization; Kevin Hoffman will show you how to design them for success.
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Kevin was the first person to teach me how to run a successful meeting. I’ve used those meeting skills ever since. I’ve moved many projects forward by leading a structured discussion or a workshop, all thanks to the foundational soft skills Kevin taught me.
I believe Kevin's book can help you become more effective at meetings as well.
It’s exciting to see how far the book progressed since I re ...more
This book is not directed specifically at designers. In fact, it's for everyone at your organization. It contains a lot of useful advice on how to improve your meetings. I would highly recommend it to anyone who sighs at the sight of their calendar and thinks "When will I have the time to do the thing they pay me for."
The author goes through several types of problems one might encounter during a meeting and offers potential solutions. I especially like the for ...more
I believe this book would be most useful to people working in design agencies and custom software development firms, as many of the examples draw from that world.
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