The past few months brought many vital meetings — from the World Economic Forum to the U.S. presidential debates to the 125 world leaders attending the Paris climate-change summit. Participants traveled thousands of miles to meet and reach common goals, underscoring the importance of building trust and relationships in person.
And while there were newsworthy gatherings held these past couple of months, countless meetings, both big and small, are conducted around the world each day. Though seemingly routine, unfortunately not all meetings go as planned.
So what are some tactics that can be used to host a successful meeting?