Good meetings make champions.

Not looking out for your company’s meetings? Foul! Red card!
Bad meeting behaviours are associated with lower levels of market share, innovation, and employment stability.1 The good news is the match isn't over yet! 

Run better meetings and become a champion with Sherpany.

Root for better meetings and score every goal

According to Boston Consulting Group, 75% of high-performing companies achieve annual revenue growth and have profit margins of at least 5%. These high-performers have something in common: They run good meetings.2

Becoming a meeting champion isn’t complicated. Watch our video and discover the best tactics to get you started below:


Root for better meetings and score every goal

According to Boston Consulting Group, 75% of high-performing companies achieve annual revenue growth and have profit margins of at least 5%. These high-performers have something in common: They run good meetings.2

Becoming a meeting champion isn’t complicated. We’ve gathered our best tactics to get you started:
 

Prepare for the match to ensure you’re ready to perform

Keep your head in the game at all times

Push for continuous improvement, even after the final whistle blows

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Prepare for the match to ensure you’re ready to perform

What champions do: Jeff Bezos insists that all participants prepare for meetings.3

How you can do it:
  • Clarify the purpose of the meeting, define how you can contribute, and review the agenda
  • Prepare for your agenda items ahead of time and read through all of the necessary information
  • Collaborate with your team and solve any questions that can be addressed before the meeting through comments or messages
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Keep your head in the game at all times

What champions do: Sheryl Sandberg, COO at Facebook, keeps track of discussion points and actions during meetings.4

How you can do it:
  • During the meeting, focus on the topics that required further discussion
  • Take meeting minutes so that you have a consistent and actionable record of your meetings
  • Define actions and assign responsibilities in order to execute on decisions and reach objectives
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Push for continuous improvement, even after the final whistle blows

What champions do: Alfred Sloan, the late, long-standing CEO of General Motors, used to send a follow-up memo with an action plan.
 
How you can do it:
  • Finalise and distribute the meeting minutes to have a common understanding of the discussions, decisions, and actions
  • Give feedback on the meeting to build the foundation for continuous improvement
  • Keep track of the progress of actions that have been agreed during the meeting
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Kick-off better meetings with Sherpany

The meeting room is our everyday stadium. It’s where high-performing companies define the strategy and tactics that make them successful. With good meeting practices, you and your team can achieve greatness.

Sherpany is the Swiss market leader for meeting management software. We work with companies from various industries to help their leaders increase the productivity of formal meetings. With the right mix of technology, processes, and people, meetings make companies thrive. Are you ready for your next championship?

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Our strength in numbers

+10 years of experience in meetings
+8,000 Sherpany software users
98% customer retention rate

Champions who work with us

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Sources

1 Meetings Matter Effects of Team Meetings on Team and Organizational Success', by Simone Kauffeld and Nale Lehmann-Willenbrock, Small Group Research 43(2):130-158, 2012.
2 Meetings and Email Are Here to Stay, So Make the Most of Them, BCG
3 Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It, INC.
4&5 11 tricks Elon Musk, Sheryl Sandberg and other successful execs use to run meetings, Financial Post