Engagement Strategies

Engagement Strategies

Lack of employee engagement is a problem that is plaguing businesses and education leaders alike—and it’s not just during meetings. Fewer than a third of U.S. workers are engaged in their jobs, leaving leaders struggling to figure out how to turn the tide. Many simply give up, allowing their organizations to stagnate.

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Meeting Mistakes

Meeting Mistakes

“People rush from meeting to meeting,” said Kathy Ohm, director for ACSA’s Meetings Master program, a workshop that teaches education leaders how to run powerful, and effective meetings. “I would run into educators who would say, ‘I can’t talk now. I have to go to a meeting.’ There was no excitement about it; they didn’t see any opportunity in the meeting.”

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How to Structure an Effective Meeting

How to Structure an Effective Meeting

Here’s how the typical staff meeting goes: Members trickle into the conference room, unsure what their role in the meeting is. With no advance written agenda, they’re all just winging it. As a result, they spend as much as 25 percent of the time discussing irrelevant issues.

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