Do you and your colleagues follow up after each meeting? If the answer is yes, congratulations. But if the answer is ‘sort of’, ‘not really’ or ‘no’, then you may be leaving money on the floor.
Consistent meeting follow-up is rare, but if you learn how to follow up effectively you can literally improve the bottom line for any organization you work or volunteer for.
So, to help you improve your odds when it comes to following up consistently after your meetings, today’s episode of the Create Awesome Meetings Podcast is dedicated to giving you all of the tips and inspiration you’ll need, including how to:
- Use the word FAST itself as a handy acronym to help you be more consistent when it comes to following up
- Figure out why it’s worth following up by making a list of your ‘top five reasons to follow up’
- Ask your staff about how they want to give and receive feedback
- Astonish each other by following up quickly and efficiently
- Make a checklist so you can standardize your follow up process
- Assign someone other than the meeting leader to gather data during meetings, and make sure they track the key points in a fluid data system
- Figure out the right level of money and resources you should invest to effectively follow up after a meeting
How To Use The Word F-A-S-T:
- F – Feedback Loop
- A – Astonish Each Other
- S – Standardize The Follow Up Process
- T – Track Progress
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“Don’t put off until tomorrow what you can do today.”
Benjamin Franklin, A Founding Father of the United States