SAMPLE MEETING AGREEMENTS


• Start and end on time.


• Laptops down except to take notes.


• Take calls and messaging outside.


• Every voice is heard.


• State your perspective once.


• Table off-topic and sidebar conversations.


• Answer these questions for yourself before speaking: is it true, is it kind, does it improve upon the silence?


• Absence or silence implies agreement.


• Take a break at least once every ______ hours.


• Talk one at a time.


• Listen first. Talk second.


• Seek to understand before being understood.


• Use collaborative language: Yes, and… (instead or yes, but).


• Stay in your lane.

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