Have you ever longed to do something really well, but never got off the blocks because you didn’t know how, and figured that you’d never be able to do it anyway?
I recently swallowed my pride, my fear, and the belief that I was not (and never would be) a swimmer and signed up for a private one-on-one session with an instructor at the local pool. The result? I swam a full 25 metre lap without stopping for the first time in my life – after only ever having that one 15 minute lesson.
Imagine how you will feel after you have triumphed over the one thing that’s getting between you and your ideal vision of the meetings you would love to lead. Learning to lead meetings well is like learning to swim – with the right advice, it’s easier than you might think.
Here are the 7 things I learned about improving skills quickly and setting yourself up for success.