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00:20:44 Kait Edwards: I love that!
00:26:06 Judy Levin: As someone who has been in senior roles, I still experience most of these issues dealing with company owners.
00:30:46 Jennifer Scheib: Currently experiencing a leader very much in the weeds and no communication on big picture. Been very challenging to communicate with them!
00:32:01 Judy Levin: Another idea is that if you are presenting you should be standing because the voice projects better when standing.
00:32:02 Jennifer Scheib: Sending an agenda, I like that!
00:33:17 Ada Chen: Oh yeah, agendas are sooooo helpful.
00:35:58 Jennifer Scheib: Thanks Judy! 🙂
00:35:58 Neena Stephen: totally agree on agendas! I also like to envision what the ideal outcome should be and work backwards from that to prep for a big meeting. and delegate the prep work cause you can’t do it all ?
00:36:54 Deanna Dixon: We did the DISC assessments at my company and it was SO helpful
00:38:35 Jennifer Scheib: Speaking their language
00:39:34 Kait Edwards: This is a great tie to Ada’s session a few weeks ago
00:41:18 Jennifer Scheib: Love that Kait
00:41:28 Ada Chen: YES – personal ideal outcomes are so important
00:41:56 Hannah Webb: That makes a lot of sense!
00:42:05 Judy Levin: agree. always good to have a goal and then plan the steps to get there.
00:47:03 Kait Edwards: Totally agree! And I feel like there’s a bias against that prep. Or at least I feel like “oh if I have to prep this much, I’m not qualified.” I’ve learned from working with senior leaders that that’s bullshit, but it still nags at me sometimes!
00:48:47 Ada Chen: A good friend, who happens to be a CEO of a mid-size company, reminds me all the time that prepping for a meeting and sending an agenda sets expectations for the meeting & that block of time.
00:50:49 Hannah Webb: Definitely does make sense, thanks Judy and thanks Deanna for asking!
00:53:48 Hannah Webb: Something that came up on the change call was around talking to someone on your level first, so then they might bring a different perspective and you can do you prep on new ideas/angles before bringing it to someone more senior
00:56:19 Deanna Dixon: Totally agree with that. I will practice/prep with my peers first before going to my manager. I am all about feedback and constructive criticism before taking it higher up. I also see a ton of value in saying what you want to say out loud to others (or myself) as opposed to just reading it
00:57:58 Deanna Dixon: I’m in a really similar boat Jennifer
00:58:45 Ada Chen: What I’m hearing is that there’s a lack of clarity on expectations and priorities
01:15:52 Kait Edwards: okay that’s NOT what I thought you meant by casual
01:15:52 Kait Edwards: lol
01:19:31 Deanna Dixon: I need to hop off, thank you everyone for sharing and Dana for hosting!
01:26:12 Hannah Webb: Same, but thanks everyone! Thanks Dana!!