Meetings provide a forum to participate, articulate and negotiate but not everyone finds them easy to navigate. Introverts, who prefer to ponder in privacy, for, may not offer as many ideas as others. Women and people of color may often find their contributions overshadowed. Still, there are ways to… Amplify Your Voice During Meetings
This thought-provoking article describes strategies to ensure your ideas compete for consideration during meetings. One approach favored by women in the Obama administration was amplification. It involves advance preparation. One team member shares an idea, another supports it and a third suggests an implementation strategy. It’s no guarantee the idea will be adopted or prove successful–just that it will be heard.