Project managers have to deal with different kinds of people and personalities every day when trying to keep their teams working together and focused on goals. The same strategies managers embrace when building a team or leading a project also can be applied when leading a meeting. The key to success is planning.
When two parties within the same company begin to bicker and disagree, things can go downhill quickly. Neither party may want to accept the blame for the poor relationship, but an improvement must be made in the communication between the two parties so that the disagreements don't extend further.
Leading unsuccessful meetings is unfortunately not that difficult. By doing any of the things listed in this piece is a sure fire way to leave your meeting's attendees scratching their heads, and begging for mercy. Avoid this caustic list and take your meetings to a new level.