Reuniões em Inglês

How to hold a productive meeting:

  • Decide whether the meeting is really necessary;
  • If you just need to give info to workers, it’s better to use e-mail or memo;
  • Invite only those who really need to attend the meeting;
  • Send out the agenda and reading material before;
  • Small meeting, with few people, tend to be more focused than large ones;
  • Start the meeting on time, and don’t let it run on too long;
  • Dramatic solution – Take away the chairs and hold short meetings standing up.

Useful Meeting Phrases:

  • On the agenda today;
  • Ok everybody, thanks for coming;
  • Just a couple of things on the agenda;
  • If we could go through them in order;
  • Right then….let’s go down to business;
  • First of all, Secondly, Finally;
  • Let’s keep this meeting fairly brief;
  • Any other business;
  • I’m sorry to interrupt;
  • Can I just say something here?;
  • I’m afraid I disagree;
  • I’m sorry, could you repeat that please?;
  • That’s a good point;
  • I see where you’re coming from;
  • What do you think?
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