If you want the people you invite to a meeting to engage in a discussion, you should consider skipping the slides. Firing up PowerPoint is a quick way to communicate, “Sit there quietly and listen to what I’m going to present.” Steve Jobs once said, “People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint.” (I’m pretty sure he wanted to say that they’d use Keynote instead). How can you get employees to stop presenting and start discussing? READ: http://bit.ly/1Ytezu7
Tom LaForce owns LaForce Teamwork Services, a consulting firm located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro Area. He helps change agents transform their organizations so it’s easier for coworkers to collaborate and do their best work.