The Travelin' Librarian Management 9 common-sense rules for getting the most out of meetings by Ray Dalio

9 common-sense rules for getting the most out of meetings by Ray Dalio



In 1974, Ray Dalio founded the hedge fund Bridgewater Associates, and it’s now the world’s largest, managing roughly $160 billion. Besides its financial success, Bridgewater has become known for creating a unique culture of radical truth and radical transparency. Here is Dalio’s advice for how to run meetings that don’t go off the rails.

  1. Make it clear who is directing the meeting and who it is meant to serve.
  2. Make clear what type of communication you are going to have in light of the objectives and priorities.
  3. Lead the discussion by being assertive and open-minded.
  4. Watch out for “topic slip.”
  5. Enforce the logic of conversations.
  6. Be careful not to lose personal responsibility via group decision making.
  7. Utilize the “two-minute rule” to avoid persistent interruptions.
  8. Watch out for assertive “fast talkers.”
  9. Achieve completion in conversations.

Read the full article @ ideas.ted.com
(Via Stephen’s Lighthouse)

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