Transforming Meetings®

Ideas & Action

Do you want meeting training that tackles interruptions, enables inclusivity,  creates deeper thinking, & more?

Transforming Meetings® delivers training for diversity,  high quality ideas, better listening skills, and proactive outcomes.

Meetings that teams find valuable?

Transforming Meetings® training can help deliver:

Action

Quality ideas created and implemented

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Culture

Closer teams and stronger interpersonal skills

Diversity

Removal of bias and full exchange of views

Engagement

Productive, interesting, valued meetings

Inclusivity

All employees and roles recognised and heard

Outcomes

Greater buy in and delivery of projects

Transform your meetings today – training like no other.

Do you wish your meetings could produce well thought through, practical, and creative ideas?

Would you like to encourage some attendees to speak up more?

Are you looking for quality contributions, without point scoring, or repeat interruptions?

Do you want your meetings to produce actions that drive the business forward and have greater buy in?

If so, then Transforming Meetings training is for you.

Going beyond a methodology for running better meetings. It introduces tools for inclusivity, diversity, generating creative and high calibre ideas, and buy in. Alongside delving into behavioural skills for listening, feedback, and better thinking. Developing both those that run the meetings, and those that attend.

Who is it for?

This day is suitable for teams as a whole, or for team leaders. The focus on this training is for everyone who attends a meeting, as well as those who chair them.

This training teaches groups how to use the meeting structure of a Thinking Environment® to engage each person’s mind fully, and produce respectful, robust discussions. To create a culture where all feel valued, and heard. Generating high quality ideas and to make decisions of exceptional calibre.

The  programme includes a real-time business meeting, achieving concrete business results.

All training has a strong emphasis on experiential learning. This allows delegates to practice what they have been taught as the day progresses

Training Includes:

Learning & Practical Skills (Part 1)

Ten Components to create a Thinking Environment & their Fundamental use for meetings, teams, & businesses, including cultural change.
Using Four Building Blocks for Transforming Meetings (Rounds – Thinking Pairs – Dialogues –  Open Discussions)
Active Listening Skills & Respectful Challenges

Learning & Practical Skills (Part 2)

How to set better Agendas
Best practice for formats of meetings using the Four Building Blocks
Practical exercises to embed the skills and learning easily
Understanding the benefits of Appreciation & improve effective Feedback Skills

Learning & Practical Skills (Part 3)

Putting the Thinking Environment & Building Block Applications into Meetings Practice
Practical Demonstration: An Opportunity to Run and Chair a Live Meeting
Utilising a Current Business Agenda item during the day

Learning & Practical Skills (Part 4)

Time To Think Council – a tool for gathering peer ideas on projects or challenges
Presenting ideas and topics easily at meetings without it being a ‘presentation’
Bringing it all together, beyond meetings.

Additional Options Include:

Half day introduction to team leaders
Follow up online/in person Group Coaching session
Follow up online/in person Individual Coaching sessions
Refresher training (half day)

Spider Diagram with Meetings In the Middle and Labels around it

 

 

 

Return On Investment

Whilst there are various tools out there, many businesses choose the following:

  • comparison of before and after surveys on self-rated behaviours or culture
  • tracking employee retention, grievances, and absences
  • fewer serious disciplinary matters or dismissals
  • an overall litmus test of the firm’s culture and atmosphere

Simona came to our offices to train our management team on Transforming Meetings.

She immediately made the whole team feel comfortable, and as well as making the day fun and interesting, she encouraged us to go outside of our comfort zone and really explore our own thoughts and listen to those of the team.

We all came away having learnt a lot about ourselves, our team members and with great ideas to take forward into our business.

Amazing day and can’t wait for the next session!

Joanne Kerr, CTA, Senior Manager, Global Tax Network

As a Creative Agency, we’re all about the ideas and know how important it is for our whole team to feel confident and happy within a meeting environment so that they’re able to voice their creative thoughts and opinions without fear..

As a business we would wholeheartedly recommend Simona’s Transforming Meetings’ training..

The biggest surprise was just how visible the improvements were as the day progressed..watching people’s behaviours change. The skills we learned are very transferable .. outside of the meeting environment.

Adrian Broadway, Managing Director, Ouno Creative

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