Posts tagged Influence
How to regain control in a meeting

One of the by-products of having bold ideas is you will often pitch your ideas to groups of people. And whenever you have more than one person in a room, there’s the chance that the conversation gets derailed.

What if you’re caught off guard because people have taken over your meeting?

It’s important to control the meeting so you can move your project forward.

I’ve read advice on this topic in the past, but most recommendations are too abrasive to say to people you actually want to continue working with. "I COULD say that… But my team would be shocked/horrified by how blunt I sound and end up hating me."

For those of us with a collaborative leadership style, it’s important to have scripts you can realistically picture yourself saying.

Here’s what to say to get your meeting back on track and why it works.

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