AFP March Breakfast Presentation: The Truth About Meetings (& How to Fix Them ...)


Date: March 06, 2018
Location: Chateau Louis Conference Centre, 11727 Kingsway Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada


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AFP March Breakfast Presentation: The Truth About Meetings (& How to Fix Them ...)

Should your last meeting have been an email instead? Are you burnt out because you're getting called to too many meetings during the day, which means that you have to do your regular work at night? These are just a few of the 'truth bombs' you'll discover in 'The Truth About Meetings (and how to fix them…).

During this honest and practical presentation Gord 'tells it like it is' about why so many of our meetings are so bad. But not only does he say the things out loud that you've been dying to say, he also offers practical solutions that will help you turn your meetings into a competitive advantage.

So if you're ready to get inspired by the guy who has run or participated in more than 2,000 meetings, then this presentation is for you.

Learner Outcomes:

•Identify bad meeting habits and discover why it's hurting your customers
•Learn how to measure the actual cost of a meeting so you can stop wasting time and money
•Get practical tips and information that you can apply immediately to make your next meeting more productive and profitable
•Learn how to fire a bad meeting facilitator in the right way
•Learn how to connect your meetings directly to your strategy so you can build a stronger organization and serve your clients at a higher level and more

This Keynote presentation is for Senior Leaders, CEOs, Managers, Board Members, Employees and Volunteers who are seeking education and inspiration to take control of unproductive meetings so they can build stronger organizations

About the Speaker
Gord Sheppard is on a mission to create awesome meetings for you and your organization. With Gord, you can say goodbye to unproductive meetings and say hello to energized meetings with real conversations that build profitability!

During his 25 years of work experience, Gord has facilitated, run and participated in more than 2,000 meetings! He is a Professional Speaker, Meeting Facilitator, Consultant and Trainer who combines a Master's Degree in Business Administration with a Bachelor's Degree in Drama, and Prosci Change Management Certification, to deliver a unique, people-centred approach that will help you make your next meeting more productive and profitable.

Gord is the Author of 'How To Create Awesome Meetings' which offers a proven 10-step system that will help you take action and turn your meetings into a competitive advantage.

Gord has worked successfully with CEOs, Executives, Managers, Employees, Students and Volunteers across all sectors. You can hire Gord to facilitate meetings, help you build your organization strategy, do leadership development, coach your team, speak at your event, or do a customized meeting improvement workshop and more.

Gord is also a proud husband, father, brother and dog-walker. He also loves hockey, playing guitar, mentoring and volunteering for worthy causes like 
100MenYEG.com.

If you'd like to learn more about how Gord is changing the world, one meeting at a time, then get in touch at 
gord@createawesomemeetings.com, or visit createawesomemeetings.com.

When: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 from 7:30 - 9 a.m.

 

Agenda
7:30 a.m. Registration / Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Presentation
9:00 a.m. Adjourn

Thank you to our annual event partners, RightLabs Inc., Burke Group, THINKTank and Johnson Insurance.