To make sure the meeting generates tangible results, its designer must do three things. First, answer the most basic questions:
- Who should be there? Talking about what, when, and why?
- Compile and distribute relevant data.
- Create a structure for the meeting that will compel progress.
(Excerpted with permission from "Off-Sites That Work," Harvard Business Review, Vol. 84, No. 6, June 2006.)