Do you spend so much time in meetings that you hardly have time left to do actual work?

You’re not alone! The average employee spends about six hours per week in scheduled meetings, while senior leaders suffer through 23 hours a week—roughly half their working hours! Of course open communication is necessary for collaboration and teamwork, but considering 71% of employees think meetings at their company are largely unproductive, it’s time to set a higher bar.

Chris Dyer has run over 100,000 virtual meetings and been recognized by Inc. as an expert in effective group communication. In this session, he shares his secrets to reducing time spent in unproductive meetings, while keeping employees informed and engaged. He presents practical strategies for keeping dispersed teams connected, including several innovative types of check-in meetings that will transform productivity.

Great meetings are possible! Learn how.

Session Takeaways

Join us to learn how to:

  • Understand cognitive biases in group communication
  • Identify the do’s and don’ts of great meeting types
  • Learn how meetings feed your culture
  • Curate meetings employees will want to attend

About Our Presenters

Chris Dyer is the founder and CEO of PeopleG2, a fully remote organization. PeopleG2 is routinely ranked one of the best places to work and has been listed as one of Inc.'s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies 5 times. As a Leadership speaker his goal is to inspire audiences with a straightforward delivery, insightful candor, and engaging humor. His talks leave audiences permanently transformed, offering innovative perspectives on leadership to improve company culture and empower organizations to discover new success.

Countless companies have unlocked productivity, performance and profits by implementing the strategies from Chris' talks, webinars, and books.  Speaking of books, his first The Power of Company Culture (Forward by Mark Goulston) was a best seller, and his second, due May 2021, includes a forward by Marshall Goldsmith. Chris enjoys contributing to the leadership conversation and have been featured by leading media outlets such as the BBC, NBC, Telegraph, The Sun, INC, and Forbes. 

Kim Shepherd is a remote work pioneer as one of the first successful fully remote organizations with over 100 team members across the globe.  Before selling her company Decision Toolbox and moving on to speaking, consulting and writing, she was one of the most decorated female CEO’s in the country.  As Decision Toolbox rapidly grew and was name as an INC 500 company times, Kim was being honored as well.  She was given the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility in 2009, 2011 and 2012. Kim is also the recipient of the National Association of Women Business Owners (Orange County Chapter) 2013 Innovator of the Year Award, the 2014 Enterprising Women Magazine’s Enterprising Women of the Year, and the 2015 Family Matters Award from Woman Sage.

Calling Kim unconventional is an understatement –her former endeavors include 10 years as a TV and Foreign Correspondent, a stint at Club Med and a near miss at a spot on the Olympic ski team. A recognized thought leader by HR organizations nationwide including the Human Capital Institute, Kim is a regular speaker at national and regional events on various business models, and has written 3 books.