8 Ways to Keep Attendees Awake

If you don't want the people at your next meeting sitting around the table daydreaming, try these techniques to liven up the atmosphere and make the agenda more interactive:

  • Give each participant a lead role in an agenda item — No one should be allowed to sit back and observe for the entire meeting.

  • Avoid sleep-inducing meals before a meeting — No cheesecake or creamy pastas, and definitely no alcohol.

  • Try stand-up meetings

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