Organizational Development Consultant and Leadership Coach

Here’s a gift idea to help colleagues, friends and family stop bad meetings

December 2, 2014

How many people on your gift list hate meetings or run them so poorly that they make others hate them?  You can help colleagues, friends and family stop bad meetings this holiday season by giving them Mission Critical Meetings: 81 Practical Facilitation Techniques. 

This book will show your colleagues and loved ones how to plan and facilitate meetings that participants will look forward to. Whether your gift is an act of thoughtful generosity, or a big hint to your boss, each reader will learn how to:

  • improve meeting productivity
  • boost creativity and teamwork
  • effectively gather information and brainstorm ideas
  • make and implement decisions
  • evaluate meeting effectiveness

Most people believe that meetings are a huge waste of time — and they’re right. Though meetings are essential to the life of any organization, they tend to be boring, inefficient, and unproductive. But they don’t have to be.  Mission Critical Meetings: 81 Practical Facilitation Techniques is now available on Amazon.


The link for the paper back is:

The Kindle version is:

The Author:

Ava S. Butler is an organizational development consultant with over thirty years of experience. She has designed and facilitated hundreds of meetings, workshops, and strategy retreats with organizations across the United States, Canada, and Europe.


NOTE:  If you would like to receive e-mail notification of specific techniques and meeting tips, please sign up through this link.  You may unsubscribe at any time.

Leave a Reply